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Kosmos 213

Kosmos 213 (Russian: Космос 213 meaning Cosmos 213) was one of a series of Soviet Soyuz programme test spacecraft whose purpose was to further test and develop the passenger version. Scientific data and measurements were relayed to earth by multichannel telemetry systems equipped with space-borne memory units. Kosmos 212 and Kosmos 213 automatically docked in orbit on April 15, 1968. Both spacecraft landed on Soviet territory.

Mission parameters

  • Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-OK
  • Mass: 6,530 kg
  • Crew: None
  • Launched: April 15, 1968 09:34:00 UTC
  • Landed: April 20, 1968 10:11 UTC
  • Perigee: 193 km
  • Apogee: 245 km
  • Inclination: 51.4°
  • Period: 89.16 minutes
  • NSSDC ID: 1968-030A

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Text comes from NASA NSSDC Master Catalog


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