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Cosmos 2121

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1991-004A

Description

Cosmos 2121 was a Soviet military cartographic photo-surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz-U rocket. It conducted an investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation. Typical orbital profile: inclination 70 degrees with altitude of 350-420 km. Designed duration: 15 days. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 19.989 FSK; 39.978 FSK; 232.0 PPM-AM.

Alternate Names

  • 21059
  • Cosmos2121
  • 1991-004A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1991-01-17
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 6300 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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