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Raduga 19

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1986-082A

Description

Raduga 19 was a Soviet communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton 8K82K/Block DM rocket. It provided uninterupted round the clock telephone and telegraph radio communications in the USSR and simultaneous transmission of color and black and white USSR central television programs to stations in the Orbita network. It was placed in a geostationary orbit at 36 deg E.

Alternate Names

  • 17046
  • Raduga19

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1986-10-25
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 2000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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