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Cosmos 169

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-069A

Description

Cosmos 169 was a Soviet Fractional Orbital Bombardment System (FOBS) test satellite launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome aboard a Tsiklon rocket. It contained a nuclear warhead launched into orbit, where it could remain until deorbited onto target with little warning.

Alternate Names

  • 02878
  • Cosmos169
  • 1967-069A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-07-17
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 5000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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