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Class: Earth. Type: Ionosphere. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: GBM.
Designation indicates a mass model of the DS-U2-IK (which studied charged particle flows and the ionosphere). However flown after the functional spacecraft's flights were completed.
Total Mass: 550 kg.
GVM DS-U2-IK Chronology
15 February 1977
Cosmos 893 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 550 kg. Perigee: 354 km. Apogee: 1,656 km. Inclination: 74.0 deg.
Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 99 - Agapov, V, Novosti Kosmonavtiki, "K zapusku pervovo ISZ serii 'DS'", 1997, Issue 6.
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