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TKS BSO
Part of TKS Family
Russian manned spacecraft module. 4 launches, 1977.07.17 (Cosmos 929) to 1985.09.27 (Cosmos 1686). The BSO was equipped with the retro-rocket for deorbit of the VA capsule following separation from the space station. Deorbit Block.

AKA: Bloka Skhoda s Orbiti. Status: Operational 1977. Gross mass: 450 kg (990 lb).

It also provided the additional battery power, orientation rockets, and radio equipment that gave the VA a 31 hour autonomous flight duration after separation from the station.

Spacecraft delta v: 100 m/s (320 ft/sec).



Family: Manned spacecraft module. Country: Russia. Spacecraft: TKS. Bibliography: 1997.

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