Artificial gravity experiment that was flown on Bion 4.
|Operator||Institute of Biomedical Problems|
|Mission duration||19.5 days|
|Launch mass||4,000 kg (8,800 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||3 August 1977, 14:01:00UTC|
|Launch site||Plesetsk 43/3|
|End of mission|
|Landing date||22 August 1977, 01:05UTC|
near Kustanay, Kazakh SSR, USSR
|Perigee altitude||215 kilometres (134 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||384 kilometres (239 mi)|
|Argument of perigee||113.2218 degrees|
|Mean anomaly||248.7005 degrees|
|Epoch||20 August 1977,|
Kosmos 936 or Bion 4 (Бион 4, Космос 936) was a Bion satellite. The mission involved nine countries, including the United States, in a series of biomedical research experiments. The experiments were primarily follow-ups to the Bion 3 (Kosmos 782) flight. Scientists from the Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, France, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Soviet Union and the United States conducted experiments in physics and biology on the mission.
- "NASA - NSSDC - Spacecraft - Details". Nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- Bion Archived 2002-08-20 at the Wayback Machine. Encyclopedia Astronautica. Astronautix.com. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- "Cosmos 936". Lis.arc.nasa.gov. 3 August 1977. Archived from the original on 15 February 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
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