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Cosmos 973

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1977-124A

Description

Cosmos 973 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Separated science capsule.

Alternate Names

  • 10540
  • Cosmos973
  • 1977-124A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-12-27
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 5700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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Personnel

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