INVESTIGATIONS OF RADIATIONS ON MAN-MADE EARTH SATELLITE COSMOS-17,
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The man-made earth satellite COSMOS-17, launched into orbit on May 22, 1963, carried on board an apparatus, intended for studying the radiation belts, of the Earth and primary cosmic radiation. The orbital parameters of the satellite, were as follows altitude in apogee - 788 km, altitude in perigee - 260 km, angle of orbital plane inclination to the plane of the equator - 49 degrees, period of rotation - 94.8 km minutes. The reports contains data collected by COSMOS-17 and a discription of instrumentation.