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Cosmos 153



Cosmos 153 was a first generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Vostok 2 rocket. The film capsule was recovered after 8 days. The program was partially completed. Failure of primary SA-20 camera.

Alternate Names

  • 02740
  • Cosmos153

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-04-04
Launch Vehicle: Vostok 2
Launch Site: Plesetsk, 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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