|Launch mass||321 kilograms (708 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||21 March 1967, 10:07UTC|
|Launch site||Kapustin Yar 86/1|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||7 April 1967|
|Perigee||246 kilometres (153 mi)|
|Apogee||284 kilometres (176 mi)|
Kosmos 149 (Russian: Космос 149 meaning Cosmos 149), also known as DS-MO No.1 was a technology demonstration satellite which was launched by the Soviet Union in 1967 as part of the Dnepropetrovsk Sputnik programme. Its primary mission was to demonstrate orientation control by means of an aerodynamic skirt stabiliser. It also carried an optical research payload for the Soviet Armed Forces
Kosmos 149 was placed into a low Earth orbit with a perigee of 246 kilometres (153 mi), an apogee of 284 kilometres (176 mi), 48.4 degrees of inclination, and an orbital period of 89.8 minutes. It decayed from orbit on 7 April 1967. Kosmos 149 was the first of two DS-MO satellites to be launched. It was succeeded by Kosmos 320, which was launched in January 1970.
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