COSMOS 256

Launch Details
Launched 29 November 1968
Flight ended
Status Unknown
Launch site Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex, Russia
Owner Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR)
NORAD ID 3576
COSPAR ID 1968-106A
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 74.050°
Eccentricity 0.00342
RA ascending node 23.530 hr
Argument perihelion 319.473°
Mean anomaly 156.767°
Orbital period 109.355 min
Epoch of osculation 13 Jan 2022, 10:33

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 1178.1 km
Mean Altitude 1204.0 km
Peak Altitude 1230.0 km

Orbital History

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SL-8 R/B

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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