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Cosmos 1920



Cosmos 1920 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 operational for 20 days.

Alternate Names

  • 18860
  • Cosmos1920

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1988-02-18
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 6300 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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