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DS-U2-IK GVM

The DS-U2-IK GVM satellite was a mass model of the DS-U2-IK (Interkosmos 3) research satellites, which was launched as payload substitute on a Kosmos-3M launch.

Nation: USSR
Type / Application: Dummy satellite
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Orbit: 331 km × 1673 km, 74.00
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos 893 (DS-U2-IK GVM ?) 1977-011A 15.02.1977 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M

References:

  • Yuzhnoye: Small unified spacecraft
  • КБ "Южное": Название: Ракеты и космические аппараты Конструкторского бюро "Южное"