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Raduga 25

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1990-016A

Description

Raduga 25 was a Soviet communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton 8K82K/Block DM rocket. It provided uninterrupted 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 70 deg E.

Alternate Names

  • 20499
  • Raduga25

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-02-15
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 1965 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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