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DS-MG
DS-MG - Other satellites in the DS-M series had a similar appearance.

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Class: Astronomy. Type: Cosmic Ray. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Studied variations in the intensity of cosmic rays.


Specification

Total Mass: 340 kg.


DS-MT Chronology


01 June 1963 DS-MT s/n 1 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. FAILURE: First stage failed 4 seconds after launch.
06 June 1964 Cosmos 31 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 221 km. Apogee: 485 km. Inclination: 48.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


10 December 1964 Cosmos 51 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 350 kg. Perigee: 258 km. Apogee: 537 km. Inclination: 48.8 deg.

Measured luminosity of starry sky. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.



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