|Launch vehicle.||Molniya-L 8K78/E6 rocket.|
|Launch date.||April 2th, 1963, 08:04:00 UTC.|
|Launch site.||Baikonur 1/5.|
|Ceased operations.||April 6th, 1963.|
|Owner(s).||A unspecified Soviet government department.|
|Is it still in orbit.||N/A.|
|Launch mass.||1,422 kilograms (3,135 lb).|
|Satellite type.||Lunar lander.|
Closest approach to the moon- April 5th, 1963, 13:25 UTC. It got locked into Earth orbit by mistake.
- Also see: Space satellites.