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Voskhod

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Crew:
    Vladimir Komarov [1], Commander
    Konstantin Feoktistov [1], Flight Engineer
    Boris Yegorov [1], Flight Engineer

Backup Crew:
    Boris Volynov
    Georgi Katys
    Alexei Sorokin

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 12 October 1964
    Time: 07:30:01 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 13 October 1964
    Time: 07:47:04 UTC
    Location: 52° 2' N, 68° 8' E

Duration: 1 days, 0 hours, 17 minutes, 3 seconds

Call Sign: Rubin (Ruby)

Voskhod was the first 3 man orbital flight. It was also the first flight without space suits. This was dangerous, but was the only way 3 men could fit into such a small space. Yegorov was the first physician into space. The objective of the mission was medical in nature.

 


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