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Soyuz 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1968-093A

Description

Although this spacecraft was designated Soyuz 2, it was unmanned. It flew in the typical low parking orbit of the Cosmos precursor flights and subsequently, on October 23 or 27, served as a target vehicle for the radio search and attempted docking of the manned Soyuz 3. Soyuz 2 soft landed in a predetermined area of the U.S.S.R.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-10-25
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6520 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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