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Cosmos 1700



Cosmos 1700 was a Soviet communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton K rocket. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit at 95 deg E and performed experimental retransmission of telephone and telegraph data in the centimeter band.

Alternate Names

  • 16199
  • Cosmos1700

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1985-10-25
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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