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anti-satellite target
Category of spacecraft.

Subtopics

IS-P Russian military anti-satellite system target satellite. ASAT Target, launched by R-36. Evidently a derivative of the first IS-A ASAT itself.

DS-P1-M Ukrainian military anti-satellite system target satellite. Target for IS ASAT systems tests.

ITV American military anti-satellite system target satellite. Instrumented Target Vehicle - a satellite balloon target for tests of the American F-15 launched ASAT anti-satellite missile.

Tyulpan Russian military anti-satellite system target satellite. Study 1987. ASAT target designed to be released and tracked by sensors in original design of Mir Spektr module. May also have been the ASAT targets carried aboard the Polyus star wars test bed.



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