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astronautix.com DS-K-8


Class: Earth. Type: Micrometeoroid. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Detected meteoroid flux in near-earth space.


Specification

Total Mass: 337 kg.


DS-K-8 Chronology


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.



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