“Cosmos” docking history

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KRET,  28.10.2014

October 30, 1967 for the first time in space  it was made ​​automatic docking of ships.

It was the Soviet apparatus of  “Cosmos” series – “Cosmos-186” and “Cosmos-188” is a prototype spaceship “Soyuz”.

By the way, the technique for satellites “Cosmos” series was produced from 1962  on  Ufa instrument production association, now part KRET