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Spacecraft "Vostok-6"

Registration number 1963-023A / 00595
Time and date of launch (UTC) 09h.29m.    June 16, 1963
Launch site Baikonur, LC 1
Launch vehicle Vostok-K
Spacecraft mass (kg) 4713
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 64.95
   - period (minutes) 88.30
   - perigee (km) 180.9
   - apogee (km) 231.1
Time and date of cosmonaut's landing (UTC) 08h.20m.    June 19, 1963
Place of landing 620 km NE of Karaganda (53.28 N; 80.41 E)
Duration for cosmonaut 2d.22h.50m.
Distance (km) 1.971 million
Number of revolutions around Earth 48
Summary Collective but separate fly with "Vostok-5" . First woman-astronaut of the world.

Status Main Backup Reserved
1 Plt (w) Tereshkova, Valentina Vladimirovna (w) Solovyeva, Irina Bayanovna (w) Ponomareva, Valentina Leonidovna
Call sign Chaika (Seagull)

Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Jun 16, 1963 09:29:51 1 Lift-off spacecraft "Vostok-6"   (crew: Tereshkova ).
Jun 19, 1963 ? 48 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Vostok-6"   (crew: Tereshkova ).
Jun 19, 1963 08:11 48 Landing of spacecraft "Vostok-6"   (without cosmonaut).
Jun 19, 1963 08:20 49 Landing of Tereshkova.

  Mission Control Center (TsUP) from 2007
  CBS News
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions

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