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Vostok

April 12, 1961

Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space and also the first person to make an orbit of the Earth. Vostok 1

August 6, 1961

Gherman Titov, 17 orbits in Vostok 2

August 11, 1962

Andrian Nikolayev, 64 orbits in Vostok 3. Landed August 15, 1962. Joint Flight with Vostok 4

August 12, 1962

Pavel Popovich, 48 orbits. Landed August 15, 1962. Joint Flight with Vostok 3.

June 14, 1963

Valery Bylovsky, 81 orbits in Vostok 5. Joint Flight with Vostok 6. Landed June 19, 1963.

June 16, 1963

Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space and first woman to orbit, 48 orbits in Vostok 6. Joint Flight with Vostok 5. Landed June 19, 1963.
Voskhod

October 12, 1964

Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin Feoktistov and Boris Yegorov orbit in Voskhod 1.

March 18, 1965

Pavel Belyaev and Alexei Leonov orbit in Voskhod 2. Alexei Leonov makes first ever space walk.
Soyuz

April 23, 1967

Soyuz 1. Vladimir Kormarov killed on re-entry.

October 25, 1968

Soyuz 2. Unmanned Docking target for Soyuz 3.

October 26, 1968

Soyuz 3. Georgi Beregovoi gets close to Soyuz 2 but does not dock.

January 14, 1969

Soyuz 4. Vladimir Shatalov successfully docks with Soyuz 5.

January 15, 1969

Soyuz 5. Boris Volynov, Yevgeny Khrunov and Alexei Yeliseyev successfully docks with Soyuz 4.

October 11, 1969

Soyuz 6. Georgi Shonin and Valeri Kubasov make joint flight with Soyuz 7 and 8.

October 12, 1969

Soyuz 7. Anatoli Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov and Viktor Gorbatko make joint flight with Soyuz 6 and 8.

October 13, 1969

Soyuz 8. Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev make joint flight with Soyuz 6 and 7.

June 2, 1970

Soyuz 9. Andrian Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanov make 17.5 day flight, a new space flight duration record.

April 19, 1971

Salyut 1 launched

April 23, 1971

Soyuz 10

June 6, 1971

Soyuz 11
April 3, 1973 Salyut 2 launched, broke up in orbit

September 27, 1973

Soyuz 12
December 18, 1973 Soyuz 13

June 24, 1974

Salyut 2 launched, occupied by crew of Soyuz 14

July 3, 1974

Soyuz 14
August 26, 1974 Soyuz 15

December 2, 1974

Soyuz 16

January 11, 1975

Soyuz 17
April 5, 1975 Soyuz-18-1. Near fatal sub orbital flight

May 24, 1975

Soyuz 18
July 15, 1975 Soyuz 19

November 17, 1975

Soyuz 20
July 6, 1976 Soyuz 21
September 15, 1976 Soyuz 22
October 14, 1976 Soyuz 23
February 7, 1977 Soyuz 24
October 9, 1977 Soyuz 25
December 10, 1977 Soyuz 26
January 10, 1978 Soyuz 27
March 2, 1978 Soyuz 28
June 15, 1978 Soyuz 29
June 27, 1978 Soyuz 30

August 26, 1978

Soyuz 31

February 25, 1979

Soyuz 32
April 10, 1979 Soyuz 33
June 06, 1979 Soyuz 34
April 09, 1980 Soyuz 35
May 26, 1980 Soyuz 36
June 5, 1980 Soyuz T-2
July 23, 1980 Soyuz 37
September 18, 1980 Soyuz 38
November 27, 1980 Soyuz T-3
March 12, 1981 Soyuz T-4
March 22, 1981 Soyuz 39
May 14, 1981 Soyuz 40
May 13, 1982 Soyuz T-5
June 24, 1982 Soyuz T-6
August 19, 1982 Soyuz T-7
April 20, 1983 Soyuz T-8
June 27, 1983 Soyuz T-9
September 26, 1983 Soyuz T-10-1. Fire on pad, crew escaped before 2 seconds before launch.
February 8, 1984 Soyuz T-10
April 3, 1984 Soyuz T-11
July 17, 1984 Soyuz T-12
June 6, 1985 Soyuz T-13
September 17, 1985 Soyuz T-14
March 13, 1986 Soyuz T-15
February 5, 1987 Soyuz TM-2
July 22, 1987 Soyuz TM-3
December 21, 1987 Soyuz TM-4
June 7, 1988 Soyuz TM-5
August 29, 1988 Soyuz TM-6
November 26, 1988 Soyuz TM-7
September 5, 1989 Soyuz TM-8
Feb 11, 1990 Soyuz TM-9
August 1, 1990 Soyuz TM-10
Dec 2, 1990 Soyuz TM-11
May 18, 1991 Soyuz TM-12
October 2, 1991 Soyuz TM-13
March 17, 1992 Soyuz TM-14

July 27, 1992

Soyuz TM-15

January 24, 1993

Soyuz TM-16

July 1, 1993

Soyuz TM-17,

January 8, 1994

Soyuz-TM18, Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasyev Cdr, Yuri Vladimirovich Usachyov and Valeri Vladimirovich Polyakov.

July 1, 1994

Soyuz TM-19
October 3, 1994 Soyuz TM-20
March 14, 1995 Soyuz TM-21
September 3, 1995 Soyuz TM-22
February 21, 1996 Soyuz TM-23
August 17, 1996 Soyuz TM-24
February 10, 1997 Soyuz TM-25
August 5, 1997 Soyuz TM-26
January 29, 1998 Soyuz TM-27
August 13, 1998 Soyuz TM-28
February 20, 1999 Soyuz TM-29
April 4, 2000 Soyuz TM-30
October 31, 2000 Soyuz TM-31
April 28, 2001 Soyuz TM-32
October 21, 2001 Soyuz TM-33
April 25, 2002 Soyuz TM-34
October 30, 2002 Soyuz TMA-1. Sergey Viktorovich Zalyotin, Frank De Winne (ESA) and Yuri Valentinovich Lonchakov
April 26, 2003 Soyuz TMA-2
October 18, 2003 Soyuz TMA-3

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