Kosmos 613
Mission typeTest flight
COSPAR ID1973-096A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.6957
Mission duration60 days
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSoyuz 7K-T No.34A[1]
ManufacturerNPO Energia
Start of mission
Launch date30 November 1973, 05:20:00 (1973-11-30UTC05:20Z) UTC
Launch siteBaikonur 1/5
End of mission
Landing date29 January 1974, 05:29 (1974-01-29UTC05:30Z) UTC
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude251 kilometres (156 mi)[2]
Apogee altitude383 kilometres (238 mi)[2]
Inclination51.5 degrees[2]
Period90.86 minutes[2]
Epoch31 December 1973[2]

Kosmos 613 (Russian: Космос 613 meaning Cosmos 613) was a long-duration orbital storage test of the Soyuz Ferry in preparation for long stays attached to a space station.

Mission parameters

See also


  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 10 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 10 September 2013.
  3. ^ Vaulina, E. N.; Kostina, L. N.; Mashinsky, A. L. (31 May 1975). "Cytogenetic Analysis of Seeds of Crepis capillaris (L) Wallr. exposed on the Satellite Cosmos 613". Symposium on Gravitational Physiology. Varna Bulgaria: 201–204. doi:10.1515/9783112516843-023. ISBN 9783112516843. S2CID 246187100. Retrieved 20 February 2023.