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Cosmos 56



Cosmos 56 was a Soviet military communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome along with Cosmos 54 and 55.

Alternate Names

  • 01091
  • Cosmos56

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-02-21
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-3
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 50 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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