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Who made the rocket called Soyuz?

Soyuz (Russian: Сою́з, IPA: [sɐˈjus]), Union) is a series of spacecraft designed for the Soviet space program by the Korolyov Design Bureau in the 1960s, and still in service today. The Soyuz succeeded the Voskhod spacecraft and was originally built… Full Answer

What was Vostok 1?

"Vostok 1" is the designation given to the orbital capsule that carried Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin into space. On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human being in space, making a single orbit of the globe in 1 hour… Full Answer