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DS-U2-D - Other satellites in the DS-U2 series had a similar appearance.

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

Studied the ionosphere and charged particle flows.


Total Mass: 710 kg.

DS-U2-IP Chronology

17 November 1970 Cosmos 378 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 710 kg. Perigee: 234 km. Apogee: 1,742 km. Inclination: 74.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


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