Vostok 1 (Roushie: Восто́к-1, East 1 or Orient 1) wis the first spaceflight in the Vostok programme an the first human spaceflicht in history.

Vostok 1
OperatorOKB-1
Harvard designation1961 Mu 1
COSPAR ID1961-012A
SATCAT no.103
Mission duration1 oor, 48 minutes[1]
Orbits completit1
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftVostok-3KA No.3
ManufacturerOKB-1
Launch mass4,725 kilogram (10,417 lb)[1]
Crew
Crew size1
MembersYuri Gagarin
CallsignКедр ([Kedr] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)Siberian Pine)[2]
Stairt o mission
Launch dateApril 12, 1961, 06:07 (1961-04-12UTC06:07Z) UTC[3]
RocketVostok-K 8K72K
Launch steidBaikonur 1/5[4]
End of mission
Laundin dateApril 12, 1961, 07:55 (1961-04-12UTC07:56Z) UTC
Laundin steid51°16′14″N 45°59′50″E / 51.270682°N 45.99727°E / 51.270682; 45.99727[5][6]
Orbital parameters
Reference seestemGeocentric
RegimeLaw Yird
Perigee169 kilometer (105 mi)[3]
Apogee327 kilometer (203 mi)[1]
Inclination64.95 degrees[3]
Period89.34 minutes
Epoch12 Aprile 1961
Gagarin in Sweden.jpg
Yuri Gagarin in Swaden
Vostok programme
Manned flights
 

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Aviation and Space World Records". Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). Retrieved 12 Mairch 2009.
  2. Siddiqi, p.275
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Vostok 1 – NSSDC ID: 1961-012A". NASA.
  4. "Google Maps – Vostok 1 Launch Pad – Gagarin's Start photo". Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  5. "Google Maps – Vostok 1 Landing Site – Monument". Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  6. "Google Maps – Vostok 1 Landing Site – Monument Photo". Retrieved 25 December 2010.