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Article Number: 17F115. Class: Military. Type: Target. Nation: USSR.
Calibration mission. Tenatively identified as third generation replacement for Taifun-2, perhaps to have been launched by the Tsyklon 3 launch vehicle. One possible launch in 1988 by Zenit-2.
Total Mass: 15,000 kg.
22 October 1986
Cosmos 1786 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2. Mass: 15,000 kg. Perigee: 149 km. Apogee: 1,054 km. Inclination: 64.8 deg.
Radar calibration mission.
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- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
- 445 - Melnik, T G, Voenno-Kosmicheskiy Siliy, Nauka, Moscow, 1997..
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