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Class: Astronomy. Type: Gamma Ray. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.
Measured micrometeoroid impacts and gamma rays.
Total Mass: 680 kg.
02 December 1971
Cosmos 461 Program: DS. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 680 kg. Perigee: 487 km. Apogee: 510 km. Inclination: 69.0 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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