Start-1 - .
Payload: EKA-1. Mass: 260 kg (570 lb). Nation: Russia.
Type: Military communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Strela.
Spacecraft: Start satellite.
USAF Sat Cat: 22561 . COSPAR: 1993-014A. Apogee: 964 km (599 mi). Perigee: 681 km (423 mi). Inclination: 75.80 deg. Period: 101.40 min. Test flight of new booster based on SS-25 ICBM. Full-scale mock-up (actual weight) for the flight-design testing of the Start-1 carrier rocket. Experimental satellite launched by a Start-1 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk launch site. .