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Cosmos 421

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1971-044A

Description

Cosmos 421 was a Soviet DS type military satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

DS (Dnepropetrovsk Sputnik) were small satellites built by Yangel's OKB-586 / KB Yuzhnoye in the Ukraine for launch by the same KB's Kosmos launch vehicles. They were used for a wide range of military and scientific research and component proving tests.

Alternate Names

  • 05232

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1971-05-19
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-2I
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 400.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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