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Venera 1

NSSDCA ID: 1961-003A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1961-02-12T02:09:00Z
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation Upper Stage + Escape Stage
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Flyby
Central Body: Venus
Closest approach time (UTC): 1961-05-20 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
16.50 RV0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start (UTC): 1961-05-20 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
0.72 AU1.02 AU311.10 days0.580°0.17310
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
AUAstronomical units (1 AU = 1.495979E8 km)
RVCytherean (Venus) radii (1 RV = 6052 km)
 
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