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Class: Earth. Type: Micrometeoroid. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.
Detected meteoroid flux in near-earth space.
Total Mass: 337 kg.
18 August 1962
Cosmos 8 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 337 kg. Perigee: 244 km. Apogee: 598 km. Inclination: 49.0 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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