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Moz 5/Safir/Rubin 5



Moz 5/Safir/Rubin 5 are three of the microsatellites that did not separate from the Cosmos 3M rocket that was launched from Plesetsk at 06:52 UT on 27 October 2005. The full name for the Russian MOZ 5 is MOZHAYETS 5, developed by the cadets in Mozhaisky Military Space Academy. But RUBIN 5 was in fact intended to remain attached to the rocket, to monitor its dynamical performance.

Alternate Names

  • 28898
  • Mozhayets 5
  • Moz5/Safir/Rubin5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-10-27
Launch Vehicle: Cosmos
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

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