The Soviet Union launched a new spaceship the "Vostok-5" on orbit around the globe at 3 p.
The Soviet Union launched a new spaceship the "Vostok-5" on orbit around the globe at 3 p.m.Moscow Time, on June 14.
The Vostok-5" is piloted by a Soviet citizen, spaceman lieut.-Col.Valery Bykovsky.
This kinescope recording of the telecast direct from on board the spaceship shows cosmonaut Bykovsky during his flight in space.
Cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky spoke over the radio-telephone with Prime Minister Khrushchev at 7.30 p.m.Moscow Time.
Together with Mr.Khrushchev was Pres.Brejnev.
Mr.Khruschchev wished the astronaut great luck in fulfilling the program of the flight and happy landing.
Space man Bykovsky told Mr.Khrushchev that he would do his best to carry out the program of the flight.
The spaceship "Vostok-5" piloted by cosmonaut Bykovsky continues its flight.