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Cosmos 148

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-023A

Description

Cosmos 142 was a Soviet DS type military satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

DS (Dnepropetrovsk Sputnik) were small satellites built by Yangel's OKB-586 / KB Yuzhnoye in the Ukraine for launch by the same KB's Kosmos launch vehicles. They were used for a wide range of military and scientific research and component proving tests. It was the first launch of the 63SM/11K63 version of the Cosmos launch vehicle and the first launch from the Raduga launch complex at Plesetsk.

Alternate Names

  • 02712
  • Cosmos148

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-03-16
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-2I
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 325 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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