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Cosmos 1217

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1980-085A

Description

Cosmos 1217 was a Soviet missile early warning satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Molniya rocket. It replaced Cosmos 1188 as part of the Oko constellation of satellites and covered the plane 2 - 316 degree longitude of ascending node.

Alternate Names

  • 12032
  • Cosmos1217

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-10-24
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation Upper Stage + Escape Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 1800 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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