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Sputnik 2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 3
COSPAR ID 1957-002-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog SPUTNIK 2

Satellite Details

Orbit decayed April 14, 1958
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Mass 508 kg

Launch

Date (UTC) 03 November 1957 02:30
Launch siteBaikonur Cosmodrome,
Kazakhstan
Launch vehicle Sputnik 8K71PS

Description

Carried the dog "Laika". Decay was observed over the West Indies.
 

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