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Raduga 1-6



Raduga 1-6 is a Russian geosynchronous military communications satellite that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 16:45 UT on 6 October 2001.

Alternate Names

  • 26936
  • Raduga1-6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-10-06
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

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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