Luna 14

USSR


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USSR satellite n:


Launch data:

Designation 03178 / 68027A
Launch date 07 Apr 1968 - 10:09:32 UT
Launch site B, LC1
Launch vehicle Molniya 8K78M (s/n: Ya716-58)
Satellite type E-6LS n 113
Mission Lunar orbiter
Selenocentric (Moon) orbit on 1968 Apr 10.81
Periselene / Aposelene 160 x 870 km
Inclination 42
Eccentricity 0 .158
Orbital periode 160 min

Entered lunar orbit on April 10, 1968 at 19:25 UT

Specifications:

Prime contractor  GSMZ Lavochkin
Operator  
On-orbit dry mass 1700 kg (incl. fuel)
Dimension  2.7 long? - 1.0 dia?
Basic shape  Cone-cylinder
Solar array  
Lifetime indef

Mission details:


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