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Cosmos 1122

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-075A

Description

Cosmos 1122 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Zenit-2M satellite used for earth resources studies as part of 'Gektor-Priroda' project. Nauka subsatellite 31KS jettisoned into independent orbit in the course of the mission. Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.

Alternate Names

  • 11491
  • Cosmos1122
  • 1979-075A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-08-17
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 5500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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