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Sputnik 2

NSSDCA ID: 1957-002A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1957-11-03 at 02:30:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood)
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1958-04-14

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1957-11-03 14:12:00 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
212 km1,660 km103.7 minutes65.33°0.09892

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
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