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Cosmos 2347

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1997-079A

Description

Cosmos 2347 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).

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-12-09
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 6500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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