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Cosmos 280

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1969-040A

Description

Cosmos 280 was a third generation, high resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. The spacecraft carried weather experiments. It was maneuverable.

Alternate Names

  • 03906
  • Cosmos280
  • 1969-040A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1969-04-23
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6300 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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Personnel

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