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Cosmos 918

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1977-050A

Description

Cosmos 918 was a Soviet ASAT (anti-satellite) interceptor launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. It failed to intercept its intended target, Cosmos 909. It deorbited using on-board engine.

Alternate Names

  • 10065
  • Cosmos918
  • 1977-050A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-06-17
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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