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Cosmos 1220

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1980-089A

Description

Cosmos 1220 was a Soviet naval reconnaisance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 2 rocket. This naval forces monitoring spacecraft was used to determine the position of enemy naval forces through detection and triangulation of their electrmagnetic emissions (radio, radar, etc).

Alternate Names

  • 12054

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-11-04
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-9 (SCARP) or SS-13 (SCRAG) with Orbital and Maneuverable
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 4150.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Uncategorized Cosmos

Additional Information

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