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Cosmos 597



Cosmos 597 was a Soviet high resolution photo reconnaissance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It returned a film capsule.

Alternate Names

  • 06858
  • Cosmos597

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1973-10-06
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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