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Cosmos 1203



Cosmos 1203 was a Soviet 3rd generation, high resolution photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz 11 rocket. It returned a film capsule to Earth. It also performed earth resource tasks.

Alternate Names

  • 11915
  • Cosmos1203

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-07-31
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 7420 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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