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Cosmos 656



Cosmos 656 was a Soviet mission launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. The Unmanned test flight of the Soyuz 7K-T(A9) Soyuz variant designed for docking with the military Almaz space station. It was recovered May 29, 1974 7:50 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 07313
  • Cosmos656

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1974-05-27
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6570 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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