The Soviet Union has sent a man into space on a piloted spaceship. He is?
The Soviet Union has sent a man into space on a piloted spaceship. He is Colonel Georgii Beregovoi flying a Soyuz-3 spacecraft on an earth satellite orbit.
The communique mentions a powerful carrier rocket. Reliable two-way radio communication has been established. Colonel Beregovoi reports he is feeling fine. The systems on board the spaceship are functioning normally. Pressure and temperature are within designated limits. Colonel Beregovoi has started working on his flight program. The maximum distance from the earth is 225, kilometres, 135 miles and the closest -205 kilometres, roughly 125 miles.