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Kosmos 638

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Kosmos 638

Kosmos 638 (Russian: Космос 638 meaning Cosmos 638) was an unmanned test of the ASTP Soyuz. It carried an APAS-75 androgynous docking system.

Mission parameters

  • Spacecraft: Soyuz-7K-TM №71
  • Mass: 6510 to 6680 kg
  • Crew: None
  • Launched: April 3, 1974
  • Landed: April 13, 1974


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