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Cosmos 12



Cosmos 12 was a Soviet surveillance satellite launched from Baikonur aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. The capsule was recovered after 8 days.

Alternate Names

  • 1962 Beta Omega 1
  • 00517
  • Cosmos12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-12-22
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4730 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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