Accession Number : AD0678789

Title :   A NEW STAGE IN THE CONQUEST OF SPACE. BRILLIANT EXPERIMENT SEES AUTOMATIC DOCKING OF TWO SPACECRAFT IN ORBIT.

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date : 06 DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : On 30 October 1967, the Soviet Union carried out a new space experiment. For the first time two orbiting automatic artificial geocentric satellites, 'Kosmos-186' and 'Kosmos-188', were docked without human intervention. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACECRAFT, *SPACECRAFT DOCKING), MANEUVERING SATELLITES, ORBITS, TRACKING, GUIDANCE, USSR

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE