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Cosmos 869



Cosmos 869 was an unmanned Soviet military test flight. It transmitted only on 20.008 MHz and 166 MHz frequencies, at none of the other usual Soyuz wavelengths. It was recovered on December 17, 1976 at 10:31 GMT.

Alternate Names

  • 09564
  • Cosmos869

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1976-11-29
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6570 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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