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Polyot 2



Polyot 2 was the second of two spacecraft fitted with special controls to allow for maneuverability in space. The spacecraft was able to change inclination as well as apogee and perigee. It also carried scientific instruments, a telemetry system, and radio transmitters.

Alternate Names

  • Polet 2
  • 00784
  • Polyot2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1964-04-12
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with Maneuverable Upper Stage (may be A-1-M)
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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