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Soyuz 7K-L1S
Part of Soyuz Family
Lunar orbit and return satellite, Russia. Launched 1969.

AKA: 7K-L1S. First Launch: 1969-02-21. Last Launch: 1969-07-03. Number: 2 .


More at: Soyuz 7K-L1S.

Country: USSR. Engines: KTDU-53.

1965 September 16 - .
  • Korolev made the decision on 16 Sept 1965 that the L1 would be a single-design spacecraft, capable of being used in either the direct flight or podsadka schemes. - . Related Persons: Korolev, Mishin. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-L1, Soyuz 7K-L1S. At some point thereafter, it seems the version for podsadka was designated L1s (perhaps for L1 stykoviy, L1-docking). (Mishin Diaries 1-178).

1966 March 12 - .
  • Discussion of L1S Docking Complex / Landing System tests. - . Related Persons: Mishin. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-L1S. Leave factory December 66; arrive test point January 67; Independent testing from March 67. (Mishin Diaries 1-220).

1966 March 18 - .
1966 May 31 - .
  • Commonality of theme for the L1 and L1S. - . Related Persons: Mishin, Litvinov, . Spacecraft: Soyuz, Soyuz 7K-L1, Soyuz 7K-L1S, Soyuz 7K-LOK. Mishin makes a note for himself (Mishin Diaries 1-284-285): "Get photos for VYa Litvinov of Blok D, 7K-L-1, 7K-L1S", indicating a commonality of theme for the L1 and L1S..

1966 December 2 - .
1969 January 25 - . LV Family: N1, Proton.
  • Mishin meeting with his guidance expert, NA Pilyugin, to consider the possibility of 2 launch schemes: with Ye-8 and without Ye-8 OV. - . Related Persons: Mishin. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-L1, Soyuz 7K-L1S, Soyuz 7K-L3S, Soyuz 7K-LOK, LK, Luna Ye-8.

    All possibilities to improve the accuracy of the landing without the Ye-8 were to be examined. The first N1 missions would rehearse the two-launch scenario, with the Ye-8 being launched by a UR-500K and an L3S (orbital version of the L1S) standing in for the LOK (no LK being available yet).



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