VENERA 6

Launch Details
Launched 9 January 1969
Flight ended 16 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 3648
COSPAR ID 1969-002A
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1969 Jan 10 Launch from Site 1/5 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1969 Mar 16 Successful course-correction manoeuvre
1969 May 17 Successful separation of landing probe from spacecraft bus
1969 May 17 Entry into Venusian atmosphere
1969 May 17 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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