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Cosmos 2238

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1993-018A

Description

Cosmos 2238 was a Russian naval reconnaisance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. This naval forces monitoring spacecraft was used to determine the position of enemy naval forces through detection and triangulation of their electromagnetic emissions (radio, radar, etc).

Alternate Names

  • 22585
  • Cosmos2238
  • 1993-018A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1993-03-30
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 3150 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown U.S.S.R

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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Personnel

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