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Raduga 8



Raduga 8 was launched by the USSR into a circular orbit. It carried instruments for telephone and telegraphic communication and TV transmission.

Alternate Names

  • 12351
  • Raduga8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1981-03-18
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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