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Article Number: 11F620. Class: Military. Type: Target. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Development of systems for the ABM forces. DS-type control-test complexe were developed by V M Kovtunenko at OKB-586. Flight tests of the DS-P1 in 1962 demonstrated the practical use of this method. In 1966 the DS-P1-I operational system started flight tests. It was accepted into the military in 1970 as part of the 'Raduga' complex. Used until 1978, launched by the Kosmos-2 rocket. Colonel Ye S Shchapov was in charge of Raduga development for the military.


Specification

Total Mass: 340 kg.


DS-P1-I Chronology


25 January 1966 Cosmos 106 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1M. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 281 km. Apogee: 553 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


16 March 1967 Cosmos 148 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 404 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

First launch of 63SM/11K63 version of Kosmos launch vehicle; first launch from Raduga launch complex at Plesetsk. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 March 1968 Cosmos 204 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 485 km. Apogee: 626 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


20 September 1968 Cosmos 242 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 406 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


28 March 1969 Cosmos 275 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 273 km. Apogee: 780 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Possible solar flare monitor. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


04 November 1969 Cosmos 308 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 408 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


30 January 1970 DS-P1-I s/n 6 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 128 seconds after launch.
18 March 1970 Cosmos 327 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 280 km. Apogee: 819 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


16 September 1970 Cosmos 362 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 829 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


14 January 1971 Cosmos 391 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 267 km. Apogee: 803 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 September 1971 Cosmos 440 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 788 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 November 1971 DS-P1-I?? Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Launch vehicle failed to orbit - unknown cause.
30 June 1972 Cosmos 497 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 300 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 787 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


12 December 1973 Cosmos 615 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 834 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


26 June 1974 Cosmos 662 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 812 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


17 July 1975 Cosmos 750 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 803 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 February 1976 Cosmos 801 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 268 km. Apogee: 796 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


18 August 1976 Cosmos 849 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 264 km. Apogee: 865 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 April 1977 Cosmos 901 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 820 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


18 June 1977 Cosmos 919 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 822 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.



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