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Koltso
Koltso
Koltso
Credit: Yuzhnoye
Russian military target satellite. Cosmos 1786. Calibration mission. Tentatively identified as third generation replacement for Taifun-2, perhaps to have been launched by the Tsyklon 3 launch vehicle.

AKA: 17F115. Status: Operational 1986. First Launch: 1986-10-22. Last Launch: 1986-10-22. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 15,000 kg (33,000 lb).

One possible launch in 1988 by Zenit-2.

Family: Military, Military target sat, Surveillance, Surveillance orbit. Country: Russia. Launch Vehicles: Zenit-2. Launch Sites: Baikonur, Baikonur LC45/1. Agency: MO, Reshetnev bureau. More at: 12735. Bibliography: 102, 2, 279, 445, 6.


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1986 October 22 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC45/1. LV Family: Zenit. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
  • Cosmos 1786 - . Mass: 15,000 kg (33,000 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Class: Surveillance. Type: Radar calibration target. Spacecraft Bus: Koltso. Spacecraft: Koltso. Decay Date: 1988-03-06 . USAF Sat Cat: 17042 . COSPAR: 1986-080A. Apogee: 1,054 km (654 mi). Perigee: 149 km (92 mi). Inclination: 64.8000 deg. Period: 96.70 min. Radar calibration mission..


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