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Article Number: 11F618. Code Name: Raduga. Class: Military. Type: Target. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Development of systems for air defence and the control of outer space. DS-type control-test complexes 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 1964 the DS-P1-Yu operational system started flight tests. It was accepted into the military in 1968 as part of the 'Raduga' complex. Used until 1978, a total of 78 launches with Kosmos-2 launch vehicles. Colonel Ye S Shchapov was in charge of Raduga development for the military.


Specification

Total Mass: 330 kg.


DS-P1-Yu Chronology


30 July 1964 Cosmos 36 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 253 km. Apogee: 488 km. Inclination: 49.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


12 February 1965 DS-P1-Yu s/n 2 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. FAILURE: Second stage failed.
23 July 1965 Cosmos 76 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 256 km. Apogee: 513 km. Inclination: 48.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


21 December 1965 Cosmos 101 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 256 km. Apogee: 533 km. Inclination: 48.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


26 April 1966 Cosmos 116 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1M. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 288 km. Apogee: 464 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


08 July 1966 Cosmos 123 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 256 km. Apogee: 512 km. Inclination: 48.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


25 March 1967 Cosmos 152 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 472 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


01 May 1967 DS-P1-Yu ASAT target accepted into military service.

Decree 'On adoption into armaments of the Raduga complex of DS-P1-Yu' was issued.


12 June 1967 Cosmos 165 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 200 km. Apogee: 1,514 km. Inclination: 81.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 August 1967 Cosmos 173 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 499 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


12 September 1967 Cosmos 176 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 196 km. Apogee: 1,525 km. Inclination: 81.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


21 November 1967 Cosmos 191 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 494 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


09 April 1968 Cosmos 211 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 1,532 km. Inclination: 81.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 May 1968 Cosmos 221 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 215 km. Apogee: 2,140 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


30 May 1968 Cosmos 222 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 285 km. Apogee: 488 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


18 July 1968 Cosmos 233 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 198 km. Apogee: 1,514 km. Inclination: 81.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


03 October 1968 Cosmos 245 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 284 km. Apogee: 473 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


03 December 1968 Cosmos 257 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 286 km. Apogee: 462 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


07 February 1969 Cosmos 265 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 273 km. Apogee: 456 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 March 1969 Cosmos 268 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 209 km. Apogee: 2,173 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


04 April 1969 Cosmos 277 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 289 km. Apogee: 446 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


27 May 1969 Cosmos 283 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 196 km. Apogee: 1,501 km. Inclination: 81.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


03 June 1969 Cosmos 285 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 266 km. Apogee: 493 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

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


23 July 1969 DS-P1-Yu s/n 23 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 267 seconds after launch.
22 August 1969 Cosmos 295 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 472 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


18 October 1969 Cosmos 303 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 466 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 October 1969 Cosmos 307 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 229 km. Apogee: 2,150 km. Inclination: 48.3 deg.

Possible radiation, astrophysical research. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 November 1969 Cosmos 311 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 297 km. Apogee: 484 km. Inclination: 71.1 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


11 December 1969 Cosmos 314 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 465 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


15 January 1970 Cosmos 319 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 200 km. Apogee: 1,508 km. Inclination: 82.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


27 February 1970 Cosmos 324 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 274 km. Apogee: 465 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


23 April 1970 Cosmos 334 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 287 km. Apogee: 458 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


22 May 1970 DS-P1-Yu s/n 36 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: First stage failed 112 seconds after launch.
12 June 1970 Cosmos 347 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 373 km. Inclination: 48.3 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


27 June 1970 Cosmos 351 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 467 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


19 August 1970 Cosmos 357 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 476 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.
08 October 1970 Cosmos 369 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 268 km. Apogee: 509 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 November 1970 Cosmos 380 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 1,520 km. Inclination: 82.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


18 December 1970 Cosmos 388 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 505 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


26 January 1971 Cosmos 393 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 485 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 March 1971 DS-P1-Yu s/n 39 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 133 seconds after launch.
24 April 1971 Cosmos 408 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 212 km. Apogee: 1,488 km. Inclination: 81.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


19 May 1971 Cosmos 421 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 292 km. Apogee: 443 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


27 May 1971 Cosmos 423 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 487 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


03 August 1971 DS-P1-Yu s/n 33 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 204 seconds after launch.
27 August 1971 Cosmos 435 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 478 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


19 October 1971 Cosmos 453 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 267 km. Apogee: 497 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


17 November 1971 Cosmos 455 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 491 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


29 November 1971 Cosmos 458 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 497 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


17 December 1971 Cosmos 467 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 266 km. Apogee: 466 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


25 January 1972 Cosmos 472 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 1,536 km. Inclination: 82.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


25 March 1972 Cosmos 481 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 375 kg. Perigee: 277 km. Apogee: 496 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


11 April 1972 Cosmos 485 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 477 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


21 April 1972 Cosmos 487 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 504 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


25 April 1972 DS-P1-Yu s/n 51 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 367 seconds after launch.
05 July 1972 Cosmos 498 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 266 km. Apogee: 490 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


12 July 1972 Cosmos 501 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 221 km. Apogee: 2,167 km. Inclination: 48.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 October 1972 Cosmos 523 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 478 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


11 October 1972 Cosmos 524 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 266 km. Apogee: 510 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


25 October 1972 Cosmos 526 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 325 kg. Perigee: 274 km. Apogee: 485 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 January 1973 Cosmos 545 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 268 km. Apogee: 495 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


12 April 1973 Cosmos 553 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 494 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


17 May 1973 Cosmos 558 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 501 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 June 1973 Cosmos 562 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 483 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


22 August 1973 Cosmos 580 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 273 km. Apogee: 490 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


16 October 1973 Cosmos 601 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 195 km. Apogee: 1,135 km. Inclination: 81.8 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


20 November 1973 Cosmos 608 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 500 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


28 November 1973 Cosmos 611 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 269 km. Apogee: 480 km. Inclination: 70.1 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


27 February 1974 Cosmos 633 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 491 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 March 1974 Cosmos 634 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 491 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


11 July 1974 DS-P1-Yu s/n 68 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: First stage failed 84 seconds after launch.
25 July 1974 Cosmos 668 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 494 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


26 September 1974 Cosmos 686 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 279 km. Apogee: 476 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


20 November 1974 Cosmos 695 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 273 km. Apogee: 468 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


21 January 1975 Cosmos 703 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 197 km. Apogee: 1,518 km. Inclination: 82.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


28 January 1975 Cosmos 705 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 502 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


08 April 1975 Cosmos 725 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 270 km. Apogee: 481 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


24 June 1975 Cosmos 745 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 264 km. Apogee: 514 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


20 May 1976 Cosmos 818 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 271 km. Apogee: 481 km. Inclination: 71.1 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


26 August 1976 Cosmos 850 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 493 km. Inclination: 70.9 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.



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