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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.
Studied charged particle flows and cosmic rays.
Total Mass: 375 kg.
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.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 99 - Agapov, V, Novosti Kosmonavtiki, "K zapusku pervovo ISZ serii 'DS'", 1997, Issue 6.
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