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Cosmos 1481

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1983-070A

Description

Cosmos 1481 was a Soviet missile early warning satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Molniya rocket. It was intended to replace Cosmos 1285 as part of the Oko constellation of satellites but the last stage exploded during launch.

Alternate Names

  • 14182

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-07-08
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood) with 2nd Generation Upper Stage + Escape Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 1250.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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