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Cosmos 886

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1976-126A

Description

Cosmos 886 was a Soviet ASAT interceptor launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. After intercepting the target, (Cosmos 880) it deorbited using an on-board engine.

Alternate Names

  • 09634
  • Cosmos886

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1976-12-27
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 2000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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