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Cosmos 1379

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1982-060A

Description

Cosmos 1379 was a Soviet ASAT interceptor launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. It succeeded in the intercept of the Cosmos 1375 target and deorbited using on-board engine. It was the final test of the ASAT series.

Alternate Names

  • 13281
  • Cosmos1379

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-06-18
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-9 (SCARP) or SS-13 (SCRAG) with Orbital and Maneuverable
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 1500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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