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Kosmos 308

Kosmos 308
Mission type ABM radar target
COSPAR ID 1969-096A
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type DS-P1-I
Manufacturer Yuzhnoye
Launch mass 325 kilograms (717 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 4 November 1969, 11:59:59 (1969-11-04T11:59:59Z) UTC
Rocket Kosmos-2I 63SM
Launch site Plesetsk 133/1
End of mission
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Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 271 kilometres (168 mi)
Apogee 408 kilometres (254 mi)
Inclination 71 degrees
Period 91.3 minutes

Kosmos 308 (Russian: Космос 308 meaning Cosmos 308), also known as DS-P1-I No.7 was a satellite which was used as a radar target for anti-ballistic missile tests. It was launched by the Soviet Union in 1969 as part of the Dnepropetrovsk Sputnik programme.[1]

Launch

It was launched aboard a Kosmos-2I 63SM rocket,[2] from Site 133/1 at Plesetsk. The launch occurred at 11:59:59 UTC on 4 November 1969.[3]

Kosmos 308 was placed into a low Earth orbit with a perigee of 271 kilometres (168 mi), an apogee of 408 kilometres (254 mi), 71 degrees of inclination, and an orbital period of 91.3 minutes.[1] It decayed from orbit on 4 January 1970.[4]

Kosmos 308 was the sixth of nineteen DS-P1-I satellites to be launched.[1] Of these, all reached orbit successfully except the seventh.[5]


See also


References

  1. ^ a b c Wade, Mark. "DS-P1-I". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 
  2. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Wade, Mark. "Kosmos 2". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 
  4. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 
  5. ^ Wade, Mark. "DS". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 28 May 2009. 
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