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Intercosmos 7
Intercosmos 7 - Intercosmos 7 / DS-U3-IK

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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.


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