Irtysh (Russian: Иртыш), also named Soyuz-5 (Russian: Союз-5), formerly codenamed Fenix in Russian and Sunkar (Kazakh: Сұңқар, lit.
'falcon') in Kazakh, is a planned Russian rocket that is being developed by JSC SRC Progress within the "Project Feniks" (Russian: Феникс, lit. Soviet sources later claimed that no docking had been intended, [ citation needed ] but this seems unlikely, given the docking adapters carried by the spacecraft, and the fact that the Soyuz 8 crew were both veterans of the previous successful docking mission.

Soyuz Rocket The Soyuz capsule launches on top of a Soyuz rocket. Soyuz-6 (yet to receive its Russian river name) is a version between the capabilities of Soyuz-5 (Irtysh) and Soyuz-7 (Volga). The rocket … However, this objective was not achieved due to equipment failures. A rocket is what launches people and objects into space. After the launch, the capsule and the rocket separate.
'phoenix'). It is the RD-180 version of Soyuz-5. Soyuz (Russian: Союз, meaning "union", GRAU index 11A511) is a family of Soviet expendable launch systems developed by OKB-1 and manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Centre in Samara, Russia.With over 1700 flights since its debut in 1966, the Soyuz is the most frequently used launch vehicle in the world.

Soyuz 6 was to film the operation from nearby.