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DS-U2-GF
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DS-U2-GF
DS-U2-GF
Credit: Yuzhnoye
Ukrainian solar satellite. Cosmos 262. Conducted heliophysical studies. Astronomy, Solar satellite built by Yuzhnoye, Russia. Launched 1968. Used DS Bus.

Status: Operational 1968. First Launch: 1968-12-26. Last Launch: 1968-12-26. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 352 kg (776 lb).


More at: DS-U2-GF.

Family: Astronomy, Solar. Country: Ukraine. Launch Vehicles: Kosmos 2, R-12, Kosmos 11K63. Launch Sites: Kapustin Yar, Kapustin Yar LC86/4. Agency: MO, Yuzhnoye. Bibliography: 2, 6, 99, 12275.
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1968 December 26 - . 09:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar LC86/4. LV Family: R-12. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
  • Cosmos 262 - . Payload: DS-U2-GF s/n 1. Mass: 352 kg (776 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Program: DS. Class: Astronomy. Type: Solar satellite. Spacecraft Bus: DS. Spacecraft: DS-U2-GF. Completed Operations Date: 1969-05-03 . Decay Date: 1969-07-18 . USAF Sat Cat: 3629 . COSPAR: 1968-119A. Apogee: 791 km (491 mi). Perigee: 264 km (164 mi). Inclination: 48.4000 deg. Period: 95.20 min. Conducted heliophysical studies..


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