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Cosmos 235



Cosmos 235 was a first generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. The film capsule was recovered after 8 days. The mission was partially successful. There was hard landing due to parachute system failure. Thirty percent of the film was damaged.

Alternate Names

  • 03339
  • Cosmos235

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-08-09
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
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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