[vos-kod, vos-kod; Russian vuh-skhawd]


one of a series of Soviet spacecraft, carrying two or three cosmonauts.

Origin of Voskhod

First recorded in 1964, Voskhod is from the Russian word Voskhód literally, rising (of the sun, a planetary body, etc.)
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