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Raduga 13

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1983-088A

Description

Raduga 13 was a Soviet communications satellite launched into a geosynchronous orbit from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton 8K82K/Block DM rocket. It provided ininterrupted round the clock telephone and telegraph radio communication in the USSR and simultaneous transmission of color and black and white USSR central television programs to stations in the Orbita network.

Alternate Names

  • 14307
  • Raduga13

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-08-25
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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