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Cos B


COsmic ray Satellite

General


Designation 08062 / 75072A
Launch date 9 Aug 1975
Country of origin Europe
Mission Scientific: gamma-ray astronomy
Perigee/Apogee 442/99002 km
Inclination 90.3°
Period 2203.9 min
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #113
Mass at launch 280 kg


External resources


http://www.esoc.esa.de/external/mso/cos.html

http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/cosb/cosb.html
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/cosb/cosb_images.html


End of life


Out of service 25 Apr 1982
Decay 18 Jan 1986

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