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Cosmos 1099

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-041A

Description

Cosmos 1099 was a Soviet photo surveillance satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz rocket. The spacecraft was maneuverable and also performed earth resources tasks. Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.

Alternate Names

  • 11360

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-05-17
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation (Longer) Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 5500.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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