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Cosmos 143

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-017A

Description

Cosmos 143 was a first generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. The film capsule was recovered after 8 days. The satellite was placed into orbit with a 22.8 second period different from that planned. The satellite also carried a science package.

Alternate Names

  • 02693
  • Cosmos143

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-02-27
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 1730 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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