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Biosatellite 2



Biosatellite 2 carried 13 experiments to conduct biological experiments in low earth orbit. Reentry was initiated 17 orbits early because of communications difficulties and a storm in the recovery area.

Alternate Names

  • 02936
  • Biosatellite-B
  • Biosatellite2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-09-07
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 955 kg

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Space Science Applications (United States)


  • Life Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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