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Cosmos 1882



Cosmos 1882 was a Soviet remote sensing satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Its purpose was to investigate the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation. It remained in operation for 21 days.

Alternate Names

  • 18348
  • Cosmos1882

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-09-15
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 6700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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