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DS-U3-S satellite
DS-U3-S satellite
DS-U3-S satellite (Cosmos 166). Other satellites in the DS-U3 series had a similar appearance.

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Class: Solar. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Specialized orbital solar observatory for measuring solar rays in mulitple spectral zones.


Specification

Total Mass: 360 kg.


DS-U3-S Chronology


16 June 1967 Cosmos 166 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 357 kg. Perigee: 288 km. Apogee: 555 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Solar radiation data. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.


05 July 1968 Cosmos 230 Program: DS. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. Mass: 367 kg. Perigee: 287 km. Apogee: 546 km. Inclination: 48.4 deg.

Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.



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