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Cosmos 1781

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1986-072A

Description

Cosmos 1781 was a Soviet military cartographic photo-surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz 11 rocket. It conducted an investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation. Typical orbital profile: inclination 70 degrees with altitude of 350-420 km. Designed duration: 15 days. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 19.989 FSK; 39.978 FSK; 232.0 PPM-AM.

Alternate Names

  • 16966
  • Cosmos1781
  • 1986-072A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1986-09-17
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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