VENERA 3

Launch Details
Launched 15 November 1965
Flight ended 28 February 1966
Status Decayed
Destination Venus Impact
Launch site Tyuratam Missile and Space Center, Kazakhstan (Also known as Baikonur Cosmodrome)
Owner Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR)
NORAD ID 1733
COSPAR ID 1965-092A
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1965 Nov 16 Launch from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1965 Dec 26 Successful course-correction manoeuvre
1966 Feb 15 Contact with spacecraft lost, probably due to overheating
1966 Mar 1 Entry into Venusian atmosphere (estimated)

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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