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Cosmos 493

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1972-042A

Description

Cosmos 493 was a third generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 06053
  • Cosmos493
  • 1972-042A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1972-06-21
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 5700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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