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Almaz-2
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Almaz-T

Almaz-T

Russian civilian surveillance radar satellite. Study 1995. Plans for an even more sophisticated and capable civilian Almaz 2 spacecraft were made in the early 1990's. Almaz 2's payload mass of 6.

Status: Study 1995. Thrust: 7.84 kN (1,763 lbf). Gross mass: 18,500 kg (40,700 lb). Specific impulse: 291 s.

5 metric tons would be powered by solar arrays with a maximum beginning-of-life average power rating of 3.8 kW. More than three metric tons of propellants would be available for a mission duration of up to five years at an altitude of 600 km.

Family: Civilian surveillance radarsat, Surveillance, Surveillance orbit. Country: Russia. Engines: RD-0225. Launch Vehicles: Proton, Proton-K. Propellants: N2O4/UDMH. Agency: AN, Reshetnev bureau. Bibliography: 119.


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