Credit: © Mark Wade
AKA: 7K-MF6. Status: Operational 1976. First Launch: 1976-09-15. Last Launch: 1976-09-15. Number: 1 . Thrust: 4.09 kN (919 lbf). Gross mass: 6,510 kg (14,350 lb). Unfuelled mass: 6,010 kg (13,240 lb). Specific impulse: 282 s. Height: 7.60 m (24.90 ft).
Crew Size: 2. Orbital Storage: 6.00 days. Habitable Volume: 9.00 m3. Spacecraft delta v: 220 m/s (720 ft/sec).
Credit: Manufacturer Image
Surplus Soyuz ASTP spacecraft modified with a multi-spectral camera manufactured by Carl Zeiss-Jena in place of the universal docking apparatus. Eight days were spent photographing the earth. Tested and perfected scientific-technical methods and devices for studying the geological characteristics of the earth's surface from outer space for economic purposes.