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Intercosmos 13



Intercosmos 13 was a Soviet ionospheric research satellite launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome aboard a Kosmos rocket. It contatined upper magnetosphere experiments and performed a study of dynamic processes in the earth's magnetosphere and polar ionosphere. It also conducted an investigation of low-frequency electromagnetic waves.

Alternate Names

  • 07710
  • Intercosmos13

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1975-03-27
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-5 (SKean IRBM) plus Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 400 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Space Physics

Additional Information

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