NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Cosmos 1278

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1981-058A

Description

Cosmos 1278 was a Soviet missile early warning satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Molniya rocket. It was part of the Oko constellation and covered the plane 3 - 357 degree longitude of ascending node.

Alternate Names

  • 12547
  • Cosmos1278

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1981-06-19
Launch Vehicle: Molniya-M
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 1250 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov