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Cosmos 238

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1968-072A

Description

Cosmos 238 was one of a series of Soviet earth satellites whose purpose was to study outer space, the upper layers of the atmosphere, and the earth. Scientific data and measurements were relayed to earth by multichannel telemetry systems equipped with space-borne memory units. Cosmos 238 was a precursor to the Soyuz series.

Alternate Names

  • 03351
  • Cosmos238
  • 1968-072A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-08-28
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6520 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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