[FPSPACE] 50 Years since Komarov's death

Chris Jones clj at panix.com
Mon Apr 24 12:41:36 EDT 2017

On 04/24/17 9:59 AM, LARRY KLAES wrote:
> Was the Soyuz 2 spacecraft launched with Soyuz 3 in October of 1968
> the same vessel that was going to be launched with Soyuz 1 in 1967?
> Or a different craft with the same designation?

It was different.  The spacecraft in question had a designation of 7K-OK
number 5.  It would have been called Soyuz 2 after reaching orbit.  It
appears it was later launched without a crew as Kosmos 186 and was
docked with Kosmos 188.

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