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Pion 5



Pion 1 was a passive atmospheric research spacecraft ejected from the Resurs F-16 spacecraft after its launch on August 19, 1992. It was launched along with Pion 2 to investigate the upper atmosphere density.

Alternate Names

  • 22099
  • Pion5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1992-08-19
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 50 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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