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Cosmos 161



Cosmos 161 was a second generation, high resolution Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Zenit rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 02812

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-05-22
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 4730.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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