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Cosmos 2138

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1991-023A

Description

Cosmos 2138 was a Russian photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. Two small film capsules were recovered in flight and the main re-entry capsule with remaining film, camera, and computer systems at end of flight.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1991-03-26
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 6600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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