Universe Guide


Vostok was the name given to the first missions into space by the Russians. Not only had they beaten the rest of the world in getting something outside the Earths atmosphere with Sputnik 1, they had also suceeded with getting the first man and woman into space.

Vostok Flight Missions

Mission Number1
CaptainYuri A. Gagarin
Flight DateApril 12, 1961
Duration1 hour, 48 minutes
Mission Number2
CaptainGherman S. Titov
Flight DateAugust 6, 1961
Duration1 day, 1 hour, 18 minutes
Mission Number3
CaptainAndrian G. Nikolayev
Flight DateAugust 11, 1962
Duration3 days, 22 hours, 22 minutes
Mission Number4
CaptainPavel R. Popovich
Flight DateAugust 12, 1962
Duration2 days, 22 hours, 56 minutes
Mission Number5
CaptainValery F. Bykovsky
Flight DateJune 14, 1963
Duration4 days, 23 hours, 7 minutes
Mission Number6
CaptainValentina V. Tereskhova
Flight DateJune 16, 1963
Duration2 days, 22 hours, 50 minutes

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