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Raduga 1



Raduga 1, a Russian military communications satellite, was launched from Baikonur on a Proton K rocket with a Block DM-2 upper stage on 28 February 2009 at 04:10 UT. The satellite will operate in a geosynchronous orbit.

Alternate Names

  • Raduga1
  • 34264

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-02-28
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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