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Cosmos 1787

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1986-081A

Description

Cosmos 1787 was a Soviet military cartography photo-surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. It investigated the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.

Alternate Names

  • 17044
  • Cosmos1787
  • 1986-081A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1986-10-22
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6300 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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