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Energia satellite
Part of Vostok Family
Energia
Energia
Russian earth magnetosphere satellite. Adaptation of recoverable Vostok spacecraft for investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space. Cosmic radiation satellite built by TsSKB, Russia. Launched 1972 - 1978. Used Zenit Bus.

AKA: 13KS;Energia. Status: Operational 1972. First Launch: 1972-04-07. Last Launch: 1978-07-02. Number: 2 . Payload: 1,200 kg (2,600 lb). Gross mass: 5,886 kg (12,976 lb).

Two such spacecraft were launched in the 1970's to study high-energy cosmic rays. The scientific equipment carried measured 1.5 m x 1.145 m x 0.85 m.


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Family: Earth, Magnetosphere sat. Country: Russia. Engines: 11D82M. Launch Vehicles: R-7, Voskhod 11A57, Soyuz-U. Projects: Intercosmos. Launch Sites: Baikonur, Baikonur LC31. Agency: MOM, Kozlov bureau. Bibliography: 102, 116, 2, 374, 445, 6.
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1972 April 7 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
  • Intercosmos 6 - . Payload: Energia s/n 1. Mass: 6,000 kg (13,200 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MOM. Program: Intercosmos. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Vostok. Spacecraft: Energia satellite. Completed Operations Date: 1972-04-11 . Decay Date: 1972-04-11 . USAF Sat Cat: 5936 . COSPAR: 1972-027A. Apogee: 326 km (202 mi). Perigee: 203 km (126 mi). Inclination: 51.8000 deg. Period: 89.80 min. Investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space. .

1978 July 2 - . 09:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U.
  • Cosmos 1026 - . Payload: Energia s/n 2. Mass: 6,000 kg (13,200 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MOM. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Vostok. Spacecraft: Energia satellite. Duration: 4.00 days. Decay Date: 1978-07-06 . USAF Sat Cat: 10977 . COSPAR: 1978-069A. Apogee: 247 km (153 mi). Perigee: 212 km (131 mi). Inclination: 51.7000 deg. Period: 89.00 min. Investigation of primary cosmic radiation and meteoritic particles in near-earth outer space..


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