|Launch vehicle.||Sputnik 8A91 rocket.|
|Launch date.||27 April 1958.|
|Launch site.||Baikonur Site 1/5.|
|Ceased operations.||27 April as the rocket disintegrated during ascent.|
|Owner(s).||N\A, probably OKB-1 (Opytnoye Konstruktorskoye Buro #1).|
|Major contractor(s)||N\A, probably OKB-1 and the Ministry of Radio-technical Industry.|
|Is it still in orbit.||No because the rocket disintegrated during ascent.|
|Launch mass||N\A, but probably akin to aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era.|
|Satellite type.||Technical research\earth science.|
|Links.||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1958_in_spaceflight, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_3 and http://planet4589.org/space/log/launchlog.txt.|
- Also see: Space satellites.
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