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Class: Earth. Type: Micrometeoroid. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Detected meteoroid flux in near-earth space.


Total Mass: 337 kg.

DS-K-8 Chronology

18 August 1962 Cosmos 8 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 337 kg. Perigee: 244 km. Apogee: 598 km. Inclination: 49.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


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