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Cosmos 490

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1972-036A

Description

Cosmos 490 was a third generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Separated electron flux cosmic ray experiment capsule.

Alternate Names

  • 06021
  • Cosmos490

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1972-05-18
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 5900 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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