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Cosmos 803

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1976-014A

Description

Cosmos 803 was a Soviet ASAT target launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a kosmos 3 rocket. It was the beginning of the test of a second generation ASAT interceptor. Objective was to complete test series by 1978 ABM treaty date.

Alternate Names

  • 08688
  • Cosmos803

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1976-02-12
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-3
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 300 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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