Kosmos 670

Summary

Kosmos 670 (Russian: Космос 670 meaning Cosmos 670) was an unmanned Soyuz 7K-S test. It used a new and unique inclination of 50.6 degree. [1] The experience from these flights were used in the development of the successor program Soyuz spacecraft the Soyuz 7K-ST.[2] [3][4][5][6][7]


Mission parameters

  • Spacecraft: 7K-S
  • Mass: 6700 kg
  • Crew: None
  • Launched: August 6, 1974
  • Landed: August 8, 1974 23:59 UTC.
  • Perigee: 221 km
  • Apogee: 294 km
  • Inclination: 50.6 deg
  • Duration: 2.99 days

See also

References

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