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Class: Technology. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Technology test of light satellite.


Specification

Total Mass: 315 kg.


DS-2 Chronology


16 March 1962 Cosmos 1 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 315 kg. Perigee: 207 km. Apogee: 649 km. Inclination: 49.0 deg.

First successful launch of Kosmos 63S1 launch vehicle. Decay date suspect Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space; development of elements in the design of space craft.


01 December 1964 DS-2 s/n 2 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. FAILURE: Payload shroud did not separate.

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