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DS-K-40

DS-K-40 was a series of experimental ELINT satellites developed by Yuzhnoye to test technologies for the Tselina-O program.

Two satellites were launched by Kosmos rockets from Kapustin Yar in 1965 and 1966, but both failed to reach orbit.

Nation: USSR
Type / Application: experimental ELINT
Operator:
Contractors: Yuzhnoye
Equipment:
Configuration: DS Bus
Propulsion:
Power:
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos (103) (DS-K-40 #1) 1965-F12 28.12.1965 KY LC-86/1 F Kosmos
Kosmos (110) (DS-K-40 #2) 1966-F02 21.02.1966 KY LC-86/1 F Kosmos

References:

  • КБ "Южное": Название: Ракеты и космические аппараты Конструкторского бюро "Южное"