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Okean-OE
Part of Okean-O1 Family
Okean-O1
Okean-O1
Okean-OE was similar.
Credit: NASA
Ukrainian earth resources radar satellite. Ocean Observation satellite built by KB Yuzhnoye, Russia. Launched 1983 - 1984.

Status: Operational 1983. First Launch: 1983-09-28. Last Launch: 1984-09-28. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 1,950 kg (4,290 lb).

Production prototype of Okean-O1 oceanographic radarsat, designed to test new kinds of information-measuring apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the Pacific Ocean in the interests of science and of various branches of the national economy of the USSR.

It was equipped with:

  • SUOS pointing, orientation, and stabilization system including:
    • Korall-A6 radio-command command-programming-trajectory system
    • BR-91Ts radiotelemetry system
    • STR thermoregulation system
    • SEP electrical feed system
  • SM-5 magnetometer
  • RFA radiophysical instrument with:
    • RLSBO side-looking radar with a swath width of 450 km and a resolution of 1.3 x 2.6 km
    • RM-0.8 scanning radiometer with a swath width of 550 km and a resolution of 25 km
  • RTBK radio-television complex with:
    • MSU-M 4-band multispectral scanner with a swath width of 1900 km and a resolution of 1.8 km
    • MSU-S 2-band multispectral scanner with a swath width of 1100 km and a resolution of 410 m
  • Kondor-2 system for interrogation, acquisition, storage, and dumping of data from Kondor-1 earth ground stations


More at: Okean-OE.

Family: Earth, Earth resources radarsat, Medium earth orbit. Country: Ukraine. Launch Vehicles: Tsiklon, Tsiklon-3. Projects: Okean. Launch Sites: Plesetsk, Plesetsk LC32/2, Plesetsk LC32/1. Agency: MO, Yuzhnoye. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6, 12912.
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1983 September 28 - . 07:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC32/1. LV Family: R-36. Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3.
  • Cosmos 1500 - . Payload: Okean-OE no. 1. Mass: 1,950 kg (4,290 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Program: Okean. Class: Earth. Type: Earth resources radar satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Okean-O1. Spacecraft: Okean-OE. Completed Operations Date: 1986-07-16 . USAF Sat Cat: 14372 . COSPAR: 1983-099A. Apogee: 621 km (385 mi). Perigee: 596 km (370 mi). Inclination: 82.5000 deg. Period: 96.90 min. Elaboration of new kinds of information-measuring apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the Pacific Ocean in the interests of science and of various branches of the national economy of the USSR. .

1984 September 28 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC32/2. LV Family: R-36. Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3.
  • Cosmos 1602 - . Payload: Okean-OE no. 2. Mass: 1,950 kg (4,290 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: MO. Program: Okean. Class: Earth. Type: Earth resources radar satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Okean-O1. Spacecraft: Okean-OE. Completed Operations Date: 1986-12-05 . USAF Sat Cat: 15331 . COSPAR: 1984-105A. Apogee: 628 km (390 mi). Perigee: 597 km (370 mi). Inclination: 82.5000 deg. Period: 97.00 min.

    Gathering of operational information and continued trials of new kinds of information and measurement apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the seas and oceans and the earth's surface in the interests of science and of various branches of the n ational economy of the USSR.



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