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Vostok 4

vostok3-4

Crew:
    Pavel Popovich [1], Commander

Backup Crew:
    Vladimir Komarov

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 12 August 1962
    Time: 08:02:00 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 15 August 1962
    Time: 06:59:00 UTC
    Location: 48° 9' N, 71° 51' E

Duration: 2 days, 22 hours, 57 minutes, 0 seconds

Call Sign: Berkut (Golden Eagle)

This was the second launch of what was the first double spaceflight. Vostok 3 had been launched the day before with Andrian G. Nikolayev aboard. The two craft passed within 6.5 km of each other. Vostok 3 and Vostok 4 landed within 15 minutes and 193 km of each other.

 


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