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Vostok 5

vostok5-6

Crew:
    Valeri Bykovsky [1], Commander

Backup Crew:
    Boris Volynov

Launch:
    Location: Baikonur
    Date: 14 June 1963
    Time: 11:58:00 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 19 June 1963
    Time: 11:06:00 UTC
    Location: 53° 23.9' N, 67° 36.3' E

Duration: 4 days, 23 hours, 8 minutes, 0 seconds

Call Sign: Yastreb (Hawk)

Vostok 5 and Vostok 6 were a dual flight, much like the Vostok 3 and Vostok 4 flights nearly a year before. Vostok 6 would land over 2 and half hours before Vostok 5. The two craft passed within 5 km of each other.

 


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