RE: your mail (on C*397 AZ decay)

Tristan Cools (
Fri, 8 Mar 1996 00:33:13 +0100

At 09:40 7-03-96 -0500, you wrote:

>> Larry Klaes asked : What exactly is Cosmos 397?  What was its mission?
>> Is there a place where I can find such information on my own....

Some information about Cosmos 397:

It was launched on Feb 25, 1971 by a F1M booster from Baikonur.  It was an
ASAT intercepter which exploded close to its target Cosmos 394 on Feb 25
1971.  The Soviets made many such missions in the past causing many debris
to orbit the Earth.

Tristan Cools