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Polyot
Part of Kosmoplan Family

Polet 1

Polet 1
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, June 1994
Credit: © Dietrich Haeseler

Russian military anti-satellite system. First prototype model of Chelomei's ASAT, used in an interceptor control and propulsion test. ASAT technology satellite, Russia. Launched 1963.

AKA: I1;I1P;I-2B;Polet. Status: Operational 1963. First Launch: 1963-11-01. Last Launch: 1964-04-12. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 1,400 kg (3,000 lb).

Launched by Korolev R-7 because Chelomei's own UR-200 was not yet available. Purpose - elaboration of system providing for the extensive maneuvering of space apparatuses. Flight was considered a great success. Micro-engine fired 350 times and main stabilizing engine fired 300 times. Polyot was equipped with 6 x 400 kgf engines and 16 x 1 kgf verniers. It consisted of a cylindrical guidance section, the engine section with spherical propellant tanks, and the forward warhead section.


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AKO Polyot Russian manufacturer of rockets, Omsk, Russia.

Family: anti-satellite, Military, Military anti-satellite system. Country: Russia. Launch Vehicles: R-7, Sputnik 11A59. Launch Sites: Baikonur, Baikonur LC31. Agency: Chelomei bureau. Bibliography: 102, 2, 272, 447, 6, 6787, 12966, 12967.
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Polet 1Polet 1
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, June 1994
Credit: © Dietrich Haeseler


Polyot 1Polyot 1
Credit: Manufacturer Image


Polet 2; Polyot 2Polet 2; Polyot 2
Credit: Manufacturer Image


Polyot 1Polyot 1
Credit: © Mark Wade



1963 November 1 - . 08:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Sputnik 11A59.
  • Polet 1; Polyot 1 - . Payload: I-2B s/n 1. Mass: 1,400 kg (3,000 lb). Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chelomei. Agency: Korolev bureau. Class: Military. Type: Anti-satellite system. Spacecraft Bus: Kosmoplan. Spacecraft: Polyot. Decay Date: 1982-10-16 . USAF Sat Cat: 683 . COSPAR: 1963-043A. Apogee: 1,420 km (880 mi). Perigee: 331 km (205 mi). Inclination: 58.9000 deg. Period: 102.40 min.

    ASAT interceptor control and propulsion test. Launched by Korolev R-7 because Chelomei's own UR-200 was not yet available. Purpose - elaboration of system providing for the extensive manoeuvring of space apparatuses. Flight was considered a great success. Micro-engine fired 350 times and main stabilizing engine fired 300 times. Orbit given is final orbit after manoeuvres.


1964 April 12 - . 09:21 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Sputnik 11A59.
  • Polet 2; Polyot 2 - . Payload: I-2B s/n 2. Mass: 1,400 kg (3,000 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: Korolev bureau. Class: Military. Type: Anti-satellite system. Spacecraft Bus: Kosmoplan. Spacecraft: Polyot. Decay Date: 1966-06-08 . USAF Sat Cat: 783 . COSPAR: 1964-019A. Apogee: 479 km (297 mi). Perigee: 303 km (188 mi). Inclination: 58.1000 deg. Period: 92.30 min. ASAT interceptor control and propulsion test. Elaboration of systems providing for the extensive manouevring of space apparatuses..


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