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Cosmos 24

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1963-052A

Description

Cosmos 24 was a Soviet military surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur site aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. Its film capsule was recovered 9 days later. It was a first generation, low resolution photo surveillance spacecraft.

Alternate Names

  • 00712
  • Cosmos24

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-12-19
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4730 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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