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Cosmos 699

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1974-103A

Description

Cosmos 699 was a Soviet naval reconnaisance satellite launched from the Baiknour cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. This naval forces monitoring spacecraft was used to determine the position of enemy naval forces through detection and triangulation of their electromagnetic emissions (radio, radar, etc).

Alternate Names

  • 07587
  • Cosmos699

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1974-12-24
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 3000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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