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Cosmos 348



Cosmos 348 was a joint experiment of Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, Rumania, the Soviet Union, and Czechoslovakia. As a continuation of the mission begun by Cosmos 261, this spacecraft investigated the upper layers of the earth's atmosphere, auroral displays, and magnetic storms. Cosmos 348 was launched in the summer instead of the winter and carried highly sensitive instrumentation.

Alternate Names

  • 04413
  • Cosmos348

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1970-06-13
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-2I
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 400 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Space Physics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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