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Cosmos 1496

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1983-093A

Description

Cosmos 1496 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Two small film capsules were recovered in flight and the main reentry capsule with remaining film, camera, and computer systems at end of flight.

Alternate Names

  • 14326
  • Cosmos1496

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-09-07
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 2500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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