Sputnik 6 - KS 3

USSR

Spacecraft nº:

USSR spacecraft nº: 19

KS = Korabl-Sputnik-3 or Vostok-1K No.3,

Launch data:

Designation00065 / 1960 Rho 1 / 60017A
Launch date01 Dec 1960 - 07:30:04 UT
Launch site B, LC1/5
Launch vehicle  Vostok 8K72 (#L1-13)
Payload Vostok-1K (#3)
Mission Biological, Technology
Earth orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 166 x 232 km
Inclination 64,97°
Period 88,47 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor 
Platform 
Operator OKB-1
Mass at launch  4563 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  


End of life

Decay02 Dec 1960 - 09:12 UT
Flight duration:25h, 42min

Mission details


Astrophilately covers:

Korabl-Sputnik-3

Launch cancel Baikonur (false cansel) - Credit: #402

Korabl-Sputnik-3

Launch & landing cancel Minsk



Ref.: #1, #4, #7, #15, #98, #102(SL28), #402 - update: 31.01.18 Home