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Cosmos 1079

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-019A

Description

Cosmos 1079 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Spacecraft depressurization led to malfunction of spacecraft. Deorbited after 12 days.

Alternate Names

  • 11283
  • Cosmos1079
  • 1979-019A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-02-27
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 6700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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