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Cosmos 172



Cosmos 172 was a second generation, high resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmosdrome aboard a Voskhod rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 02914
  • Cosmos172

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-08-09
Launch Vehicle: Voskhod
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 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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