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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.
Studed the Earth's magnetic poles.
Total Mass: 360 kg.
20 January 1970
Cosmos 321 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 365 kg. Perigee: 272 km. Apogee: 479 km. Inclination: 71.0 deg.
Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.
10 August 1970
Cosmos 356 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 357 kg. Perigee: 231 km. Apogee: 573 km. Inclination: 82.0 deg.
- 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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