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Exploded view-Zenit - Exploded View of Typical Components of a Zenit-class reconnaisance satellite:. 1 - Power module; 2 - Solar panels; 3 - SA re-entry capsule, which returns film and camera to earth; 4 - Command radio antenna; 5 - Cold gas tanks of the pressurisation/thermal control system; 6 - Radar altimeter; 7 - Equipment module; 8 - Orientation system engine; 9 - Solid rocket motor deorbit engine; 10 - Thermoregulation system radiators; 11 - Equipment frame; 12 - Infrared horizon scanner; 13 - Electrical system umbilical; 14 - Mayak system antennae

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Other Designations: Zenit-4MKM / 11F692. Article Number: 11F692M. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: TsKB.

Modernised high resolution version of the Zenit-4M satellite that went into service in 1972. Maneuverable; (two-tone telemetry). Typical orbital profile: inclination 62.8 degrees, 180-325 km altitude, maneuvering to 170-315 km; inclination 65 degrees, 205-300 km altitude maneuvering to 170-305 km; inclination 72.8 degrees, 205-340 km altitude, maneuvering to 170-315 km. Designed duration: 12 or 14 days. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 19.989 FSK; 39.978 FSK; 232.0 PPM-AM.


Specification

Total Mass: 6,300 kg.


Zenit-4MK Chronology


23 December 1969 Cosmos 317 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 280 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; carried charged particle experiments; maneuverable.


27 March 1970 Cosmos 328 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 299 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


22 September 1970 Cosmos 364 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 202 km. Apogee: 297 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 10.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 December 1970 Cosmos 383 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 279 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


11 June 1971 Cosmos 427 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 314 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


14 September 1971 Cosmos 438 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 279 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


05 May 1972 Cosmos 488 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 207 km. Apogee: 294 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


18 August 1972 Cosmos 515 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 309 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


31 October 1972 Cosmos 527 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 207 km. Apogee: 306 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


01 March 1973 Cosmos 550 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 317 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 10.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


19 April 1973 Cosmos 554 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 304 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 38.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable; exploded in orbit.


05 May 1973 Cosmos 556 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 240 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg. Duration: 9.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


18 May 1973 Cosmos 559 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 325 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 5.00 days.

First flight of Soyuz U launch vehicle. High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


21 September 1973 Cosmos 587 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 301 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Second flight of Soyuz U launch vehicle. High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


06 October 1973 Cosmos 597 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 290 km. Inclination: 65.4 deg. Duration: 6.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


20 October 1973 Cosmos 602 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 169 km. Apogee: 309 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 9.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


10 November 1973 Cosmos 607 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 341 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable (?).


28 November 1973 Cosmos 612 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 188 km. Apogee: 339 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


21 December 1973 Cosmos 625 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 321 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


30 January 1974 Cosmos 630 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 346 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


20 March 1974 Cosmos 636 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 169 km. Apogee: 302 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


04 April 1974 Cosmos 639 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 226 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg. Duration: 11.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 April 1974 Zenit-4MK Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. FAILURE: Failure.

High resolution photo reconnaissance mission.


29 April 1974 Cosmos 649 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,000 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 299 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


15 May 1974 Cosmos 652 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 343 km. Inclination: 51.8 deg. Duration: 8.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


30 May 1974 Cosmos 657 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 296 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


13 June 1974 Cosmos 659 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 153 km. Apogee: 329 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 July 1974 Cosmos 666 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 328 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


07 August 1974 Cosmos 671 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 168 km. Apogee: 304 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


29 August 1974 Cosmos 674 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 175 km. Apogee: 323 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 9.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


18 October 1974 Cosmos 688 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 179 km. Apogee: 349 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


25 October 1974 Cosmos 691 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 187 km. Apogee: 317 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 November 1974 Cosmos 694 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 172 km. Apogee: 336 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


27 December 1974 Cosmos 701 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 319 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


23 January 1975 Cosmos 704 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 305 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 February 1975 Cosmos 709 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 310 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


26 February 1975 Cosmos 710 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 176 km. Apogee: 335 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 March 1975 Cosmos 719 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 175 km. Apogee: 307 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


27 March 1975 Cosmos 722 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 337 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 April 1975 Cosmos 727 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 172 km. Apogee: 334 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


24 April 1975 Cosmos 730 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 210 km. Apogee: 234 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


28 May 1975 Cosmos 740 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 327 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 June 1975 Cosmos 742 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 355 km. Inclination: 62.9 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 June 1975 Cosmos 743 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 331 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


25 June 1975 Cosmos 746 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 180 km. Apogee: 325 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 July 1975 Cosmos 748 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 190 km. Apogee: 303 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


31 July 1975 Cosmos 753 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 330 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


13 August 1975 Cosmos 754 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 326 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


27 August 1975 Cosmos 757 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 182 km. Apogee: 316 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 September 1975 Cosmos 760 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 174 km. Apogee: 335 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


01 October 1975 Cosmos 774 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 315 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


04 November 1975 Cosmos 779 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 182 km. Apogee: 341 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 December 1975 Cosmos 786 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 184 km. Apogee: 325 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


07 January 1976 Cosmos 788 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 183 km. Apogee: 321 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


11 February 1976 Cosmos 802 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 172 km. Apogee: 334 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


10 March 1976 Cosmos 806 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 188 km. Apogee: 328 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


26 March 1976 Cosmos 810 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 338 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


28 April 1976 Cosmos 815 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 218 km. Apogee: 231 km. Inclination: 81.3 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


05 May 1976 Cosmos 817 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 324 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


26 May 1976 Cosmos 821 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 314 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


08 June 1976 Cosmos 824 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 325 km. Inclination: 71.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 June 1976 Cosmos 833 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 180 km. Apogee: 316 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


29 June 1976 Cosmos 835 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 174 km. Apogee: 317 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


04 August 1976 Cosmos 847 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 321 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


28 August 1976 Cosmos 852 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 332 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 September 1976 Cosmos 854 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 167 km. Apogee: 308 km. Inclination: 81.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


24 September 1976 Cosmos 857 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 331 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


10 October 1976 Cosmos 859 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 337 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 11.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable; also performed earth resources tasks.


25 October 1976 Cosmos 863 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 348 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 11.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


11 November 1976 Cosmos 866 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 180 km. Apogee: 287 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


17 December 1976 Cosmos 884 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 169 km. Apogee: 345 km. Inclination: 65.1 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


06 January 1977 Cosmos 888 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 170 km. Apogee: 325 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


09 February 1977 Cosmos 892 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 159 km. Apogee: 427 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


22 February 1977 Zenit-4MK Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.

High resolution photo reconnaissance mission.


10 March 1977 Cosmos 897 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 171 km. Apogee: 340 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


07 April 1977 Cosmos 902 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 168 km. Apogee: 279 km. Inclination: 81.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


05 May 1977 Cosmos 907 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 181 km. Apogee: 364 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 11.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


17 May 1977 Cosmos 908 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 174 km. Apogee: 288 km. Inclination: 51.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


08 June 1977 Cosmos 915 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 289 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


22 June 1977 Cosmos 920 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 342 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

High resolution photo reconnaissance satellite; returned film capsule; maneuverable.



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