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Cosmos 561

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1973-033A

Description

Cosmos 561 was a third generation, low resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It also carried a gamma-ray telescope experiment capsule.

Alternate Names

  • 06657
  • Cosmos561
  • 1973-033A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1973-05-25
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

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Personnel

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