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Cosmos 1869



Cosmos 1869 was a Soviet oceanographic satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon rocket. It acquired operational oceanographic information in the interests of various branches of the nation economy of the USSR and international cooperation. It continued trials of new types of informational and measurement apparatus and methods of remote sensing of the earth's surface and atmosphere.

Alternate Names

  • 18214
  • Cosmos1869

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-07-16
Launch Vehicle: F-2
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 1600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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