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Gonets D1-1



Gonets D1-1 was a Russian communications/photo-reconnoissance spacecraft launched by a Cyclon-3 rocket, along with Gonets D1-2 and D1-3, and 3 Cosmos spacecraft. It will monitor disasters like oil spills, illicit transport of radioactive cargo, and provide prompt alerts.

Alternate Names

  • 23787
  • GonetsD1-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-02-19
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 250 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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