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Cosmos 1893

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1987-089A

Description

Cosmos 1893 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Two small film capsules were recovered in flight and the main reentry capsule with remaining film, camera, and computer systems at end of flight.

Alternate Names

  • 18432
  • Cosmos1893
  • 1987-089A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-10-22
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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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