Soyuz (spacecraft)

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Soyuz
Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft2edit1.jpg
Soyuz spacecraft (TMA version)
Manufacturer Korolev/RKK Energia
Kintra o origin Soviet Union, Roushie
Operator Soviet space programme (1967–91)
Roushie Federal Space Agency (1991 onwards)
Applications Carry cosmonauts tae orbit an back; oreeginally intendit for Soviet Moonshot
Specifications
Design life Up tae sax months docked tae station
Regime Law Yird orbit (circumlunar spaceflight during early programme)
Production
Status In service
First launch Soyuz 1, 1967

Soyuz (Roushie: Сою́з IPA: [sɐˈjʉs], Union) is a series o spacecraft designed for the Soviet space programme bi the Korolyov Design Bureau (nou RKK Energia) in the 1960s that remains in service the day.