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Cosmos 15



Cosmos 15 was a Soviet surveillance satellite launched aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. Its capsule was recovered after 5 days. It was a first generation, low resolution photo surveillance mission that also carried weather and radiation experiments.

Alternate Names

  • 00569
  • Cosmos15

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-04-22
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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