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Cosmos 1111

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-061A

Description

Cosmos 1111 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket.

The typical components of a Zenit-class reconnaisance satellite were:. 1 - Power module; 2 - Solar panels; 3 - SA re-entry capsule, which returned film and camera to earth; 4 - Command radio antenna; 5 - Cold gas tanks of the pressurisation/thermal control system; 6 - Radar altimeter; 7 - Equipment module; 8 - Orientation system engine; 9 - Solid rocket motor deorbit engine; 10 - Thermoregulation system radiators; 11 - Equipment frame; 12 - Infrared horizon scanner; 13 - Electrical system umbilical; 14 - Mayak system antennae.

Alternate Names

  • 11429
  • Cosmos1111
  • 1979-061A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-06-29
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 6000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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