Voskhod 2

USSR


International Flight n: 14

Earth orbit Flight n: 12

USSR launch Flight n: 8


Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 01274 / 65022A
Launch date - time 18 Mar 1965 - 07:00 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle  Voskhod 11A57 (s/n: R15000-05)
Payload Voskhod 3KD s/n 4
Size (m) 6 long? - 2.44 dia
Mass (kg) 5682 kg
Flight Crew Belyayev, Pavel (CDR)
Leonov, Aleksei (FE)
Call Sign Almaz (Diamond )
Backup crew Zaikin D., Khrunov E.
Earth orbit on Mar 18.7:
   - Perigee / Apogee 167 x 475 km
   - Eccentricity 0.023
   - Inclination 64.79°
   - Period 90.93 min
Landing date - time 19 Mar 1965 - 09:02:17 UT
Landing location 180 km NW of Perm (Russia)
5934' N, 5528' E
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 1:02:02
Nbr orbits 18
Distance (km) 717.3 thousand
EVA Duration 24 min
Patch Voskhod 2

Summary: First EVA in the world (Alexey Leonov; total duration 20m.; outside duration 12m.), distance till 5 meters. Fault of orientation system, manual orientation before entry ignition. Landing in out-of-the-way snow-covered taiga. Difficulties with evacuation of the crew.

Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration Orbits
1  Belyayev  Pavel Ivanovich  Commander 1d 02h 02m  18 
2  Leonov  Aleksei Arkhipovich  Flight engineer 1d 02h 02m  18 

Mission details:


Voskhod 2 EVA. - Credit: RKK Energia.

Leonov first EVA. - Credit: RKK Energia.



TIMELINE
Date Time (UT) Explanation
Mar 18, 1965 07:00:00 lift-off spacecraft "Voskhod-2"   (crew: Belyaev,  Leonov   )
Mar 18, 1965 08:28:13 depressurization of EVA airlock (Leonov   );spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 18, 1965 08:32:54 hatch of EVA airlock opened (Leonov   );spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 18, 1965 08:34:51 beginning of EVA (Leonov   );spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 18, 1965 08:47:00 ingress completed, ending of EVA (Leonov   ), duration 0:12; spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 18, 1965 08:48:40 hatch of EVA airlock closed and locked (Leonov   );spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 18, 1965 08:51:54 beginning of repressurization of EVA airlock Leonov   );spacecraft "Voskhod-2"  
Mar 19, 1965 08:36:27 deorbit burn of spacecraft "Voskhod-2"   (crew: Belyaev,  Leonov  )
Mar 19, 1965 09:02:17 landing of spacecraft "Voskhod-2"   (crew: Belyaev,  Leonov  )


Ref.: #1, #2, #3(SD1965), #7, #8, #16, #21, #206 - update: 07.05.10 Home