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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: Magnetosphere. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Studied charged particle flows and cosmic radiation.


Total Mass: 680 kg.

DS-U2-K Chronology

05 June 1971 Cosmos 426 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 680 kg. Perigee: 354 km. Apogee: 1,108 km. Inclination: 74.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


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