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Cosmos 78



Cosmos 78 was a first generation, low resolution photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. Its film capsule was recovered after 8 day.

Alternate Names

  • 01505
  • Cosmos78

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-08-14
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

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

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