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.