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Cosmos 1009

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1978-050A

Description

Cosmos 1009 was a Soviet ASAT interceptor launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. After intercepting the target, (Cosmos 970) it deorbited using an on-board engine.

Alternate Names

  • 10904

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-05-19
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-9 (SCARP) or SS-13 (SCRAG) with Orbital and Maneuverable
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 2500.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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