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Cosmos 26



Cosmos 26 was a Soviet scientific satellite launched from Kapustin Yar. This mission studied the geomagnetic field and, along with Cosmos 49, represented the USSR contribution to the IQSY World Magnetic Survey. The corresponding US measurements were performed on OGO 2 and OGO 4.

Alternate Names

  • 00766
  • Cosmos26

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1964-03-18
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-4 (Sandal IRBM) plus Upper Stage
Launch Site: Kapustin Yar, U.S.S.R
Mass: 365 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Space Physics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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