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

Studied charged particle flows and cosmic rays.


Specification

Total Mass: 375 kg.


DS-U1-Ya Chronology


06 March 1968 DS-U1-Ya s/n 1 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 216 seconds after launch.
12 June 1968 Cosmos 225 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 375 kg. Perigee: 255 km. Apogee: 519 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.



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