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Prognoz 1



Prognoz 1 carried scientific apparatus for research of radiation from the sun, solar wind, and magnetic fields in circumterrestrial space, radio transmitter on 928.4 MHz. It was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Molniya rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 05941
  • Prognoz1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1972-04-14
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation Upper Stage + Escape Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 872.6 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Space Physics
  • Solar Physics

Additional Information

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