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Cosmos 9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1962-048A

Description

Cosmos 9 was a Soviet military satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. It was a first generation, low resolution photo surveillance spacecraft that also performed radiation measurements.

Alternate Names

  • 1962 Alpha Omega 1
  • 00422
  • Cosmos9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-09-27
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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