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Raduga 1-3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1994-008A

Description

Raduga 1-3 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 48 deg E and was the third launch of an alternate Raduga design.

Alternate Names

  • 22981
  • Raduga1-3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-02-05
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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