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Cosmos 1612



Cosmos 1612 was a Soviet meteorological satelllite launched from the Plesetsk cosmdrome aboard a Tsyklon 3 rocket. It was the first launch of new Meteor-3 spacecraft. It was placed in an unusable orbit when the rocket's third stage failed to reignite.

Alternate Names

  • 15406
  • Cosmos1612

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1984-11-27
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-2
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 2200 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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