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Manufacturer's Designation: 13KS. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: TsKB.

Adaptation of recoverable Vostok spacecraft for investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space. Two such spacecraft were launched in the 1970's to study high-energy cosmic rays. The scientific equpment carried measured 1.5 m x 1.145 m x 0.85 m.


Specification

Design Life: 8 days. Total Mass: 5,886 kg. Total Payload: 1,200 kg.


Energia Chronology


07 April 1972 Intercosmos 6 Program: Intercosmos. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,000 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 326 km. Inclination: 51.8 deg.

Investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space.


02 July 1978 Cosmos 1026 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,000 kg. Perigee: 212 km. Apogee: 247 km. Inclination: 51.7 deg. Duration: 4.00 days.

Investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space.



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