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Prognoz 5



Prognoz 5 carried scientific apparatus for research of radiation from the sun, solar wind, magnetic fields in circumterrestrial space. This was the fifth mission in the series and the second one occurring during the International Magnetospheric Study.

Alternate Names

  • 09557
  • Prognoz5
  • 1976-112A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1976-11-25
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation Upper Stage + Escape Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 930 kg

Funding Agency

  • Soviet Academy of Sciences U.S.S.R


  • Space Physics
  • Solar Physics
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Albert A. GaleevProject ScientistInstitut Kosmicheskich Issledovaniya (IKI)
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