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|Mission type||Test flight|
|Mission duration||1 day, 18 minutes|
|Launch mass||5,320 kilograms (11,730 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||6 October 1964, 07:12UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur 1/5|
|End of mission|
|Landing date||7 October 1964, 07:30UTC|
|Perigee||174 kilometres (108 mi)|
|Apogee||383 kilometres (238 mi)|
Kosmos 47 (Russian: Космос 47 meaning Cosmos 47) is the designation of an unmanned test-flight of a prototype Soviet Voskhod spacecraft, the first multiple-occupant spacecraft. Launched on the 6 October 1964, the successful flight paved the way for the first manned mission, Voskhod 1, which occurred just 6 days later on the 12 October.
The spacecraft was one of many designated under the Kosmos system, which is applied to a wide variety of spacecraft of different designs and functions including test flights of manned vehicles.
The launch took place on 6 October at 07:12 UTC from Gagarin's Start (LC1) at Baikonur Cosmodrome on board a Voskhod rocket. Testing of all the spacecraft's systems occurred in the space of 24 hours. The landing took place on 7 October 1964 at around 07:30 UTC.
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