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Cosmos 243

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1968-080A

Description

Cosmos 243 was a third generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. The spacecraft deployed a passive microwave radio telescope capsule.

Alternate Names

  • 03418
  • Cosmos243
  • 1968-080A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-09-23
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 5900 kg

Funding Agency

  • Soviet Academy of Sciences U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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Personnel

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