• Short Summary

    The Soviet Union has put another spaceship into orbit. The craft, Soyuz-7, with three astronauts?

  • Description

    The Soviet Union has put another spaceship into orbit. The craft, Soyuz-7, with three astronauts on board blasted off the launching pad on October 12th at 13:34 Moscow time.

    The commander of the Soyuz-7 is Lieutenant Colonel Anatoly Filipchenko. The flight engineer is Vladislav Volkov and research engineer is Victor Gorbatko.

    The astronauts are the carry out a wide range of scientific and technical research and experiments in the space around the earth. These include manoeuvering in orbit, joint studies in a group flight with the Soyuz-6 spacecraft launched on Saturday, observation of celestial bodies and measuring solar light intensity.

    The Soyuz-7 spacecraft has successfully passed the ascent stage. Normal conditions are maintained in the command and orbital modules. The crew are feeling fine. The crews of both Soyuz-6 and Soyuz-7 spacecraft have established reliable two-way rafio contact.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAU62QINJNA6GPMEMKW1CMDSJK
    Media URN:
    VLVAU62QINJNA6GPMEMKW1CMDSJK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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