VENERA 8

Launch Details
Launched 26 March 1972
Flight ended 21 July 1972
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 5912
COSPAR ID 1972-021A
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1972 Mar 27 Launch from Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1972 Apr 6 Course-correction maneuver
1972 Jul 22 Spacecraft descended into Venus's atmosphere
1972 Jul 22 Spacecraft made soft landing on Venus's surface
1972 Jul 22 Mission ended, 50 minutes after landing

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SL-6 R/B SL-6 PLAT

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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