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Voskhod programme

The Voskhod programme (Восход, translated as "Sunrise") was a Soviet manned space flight project. It was a development of and a follow-on to the Vostok programme.

Achieving the first EVA ("spacewalk") was the main purpose of the programme, but beating the US Gemini program to put the first multi-person crew in orbit also became an important objective. Both were realised and the programme was then abandoned to concentrate on the Soyuz programme with the ultimate (unrealised) objective of putting a Soviet cosmonaut on the Moon as well as due to the EVA problems on Voskhod 2.

The Voskhod flights were:

Planned but cancelled flights were

Previous Program:
Vostok program
Voskhod program Next Program:
Soyuz program