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Cosmos 260



Cosmos 260 was probably a Soviet communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Molniya rocket. It was part of a system of long range telephone-telegraph radiocommunications, and transmission of USSR Central Television programs to me stations of the Orbita network.

Alternate Names

  • 03619
  • Cosmos260

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-12-16
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 1750 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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