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Cosmos 1298



Cosmos 1218 was a Soviet high resolution photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It returned film in two small SpK capsules during the mission and with the main capsule at completion of the mission.

Alternate Names

  • 12776
  • Cosmos1298

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1981-08-21
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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