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Molniya 3-K



Molniya 3-K (named Molniya 1-K by USSPACECOM) is a Russian military communications spacecraft that was launched by a Molniya-M rocket from Plesetsk at 00:47 UT on 20 July 2001.

Alternate Names

  • 26867
  • Molniya 1-K
  • Molniya3-K

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-07-20
Launch Vehicle: Molniya-M
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Communications
  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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