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Cosmos 758



Cosmos 758 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Third Yantar-2K flight, the first with the new Kondor attitude control system. This system experienced problems and failed on the second day of flight. The spacecraft's destruct package was activated by ground command and the spacecraft was destroyed on 6 September 1975 in its second day of flight.

Alternate Names

  • 08191
  • Cosmos758

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1975-09-05
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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