Kosmos 703 was the seventy-fourth of seventy nine DS-P1-Yu satellites to be launched, and the sixty-seventh of seventy two to successfully reach orbit. It was operated in an orbit with a perigee of 197 kilometres (122 mi), an apogee of 1,430 kilometres (890 mi), 81.9 degrees of inclination, and an orbital period of 101.2 minutes. It remained in orbit until it decayed and reentered the atmosphere on 20 November 1975.
Payloads are separated by bullets ( · ), launches by pipes ( | ). Manned flights are indicated in bold text. Uncatalogued launch failures are listed in italics. Payloads deployed from other spacecraft are denoted in (brackets).