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Cosmos 157



Cosmos 157 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 program was partially completed. There was bad quality film loaded into the SA-20 camera.

Alternate Names

  • 02781
  • Cosmos157
  • 1967-044A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-05-12
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

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