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DS-MG
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Cosmos spacecraft of DS series
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Ukrainian technology satellite. Payload developed by VNIIEM to test electric gyrodyne orientation systems. Also studied magnetosphere of the earth. Science, magnetosphere satellite built by Yuzhnoye, Russia. Launched 1964. Used DS Bus.

Status: Operational 1964. First Launch: 1964-03-18. Last Launch: 1964-10-24. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 360 kg (790 lb).


More at: DS-MG.

Family: Technology, Technology satellite. Country: Ukraine. Launch Vehicles: Kosmos 2, R-12, Kosmos 63S1. Launch Sites: Kapustin Yar, Kapustin Yar Mayak-2. Agency: MO, Yuzhnoye. Bibliography: 2, 6, 99, 12257.
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Credit: Yuzhnoye


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Other satellites in the DS-M series had a similar appearance.


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Credit: Manufacturer Image



1964 March 18 - . 15:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar Mayak-2. LV Family: R-12. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
  • Cosmos 26 - . Payload: DS-MG s/n 1. Mass: 365 kg (804 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Program: DS. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: DS. Spacecraft: DS-MG. Completed Operations Date: 1964-04-01 . Decay Date: 1964-09-28 . USAF Sat Cat: 766 . COSPAR: 1964-013A. Apogee: 376 km (233 mi). Perigee: 268 km (166 mi). Inclination: 48.9000 deg. Period: 91.00 min. Payload developed by VNIIEM to test electric gyrodyne orientation systems. Also obtained radiation data..

1964 October 24 - . 05:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar Mayak-2. LV Family: R-12. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
  • Cosmos 49 - . Payload: DS-MG s/n 2. Mass: 355 kg (782 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Program: DS. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: DS. Spacecraft: DS-MG. Completed Operations Date: 1964-11-09 . Decay Date: 1965-08-21 . USAF Sat Cat: 913 . COSPAR: 1964-069A. Apogee: 472 km (293 mi). Perigee: 260 km (160 mi). Inclination: 48.9000 deg. Period: 91.90 min. Payload developed by VNIIEM to test electric gyrodyne orientation systems. Also studied measured Earth infrared and ultraviolet flux..


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