VENERA 5

Launch Details
Launched 4 January 1969
Flight ended 15 May 1969
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 3642
COSPAR ID 1969-001A
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1969 Jan 5 Launch from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1969 Mar 14 Successful course-correction manoeuvre
1969 May 16 Successful separation of landing probe from spacecraft bus
1969 May 16 Entry into Venusian atmosphere
1969 May 16 Mission ended successfully

Launched alongside

SL-6 R/B SL-6 PLAT

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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