NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Cosmos 559

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1973-030A

Description

Cosmos 559 was a third generation, high resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It was maneuverable.

Alternate Names

  • 06647
  • Cosmos559
  • 1973-030A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1973-05-18
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov