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Class: Technology. Nation: France.

Test satellite.


Total Mass: 23 kg.

SRET Chronology

04 April 1972 SRET 1 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. Mass: 15 kg. Perigee: 458 km. Apogee: 39,250 km. Inclination: 65.6 deg.

Test satellite. Investigation of the upper atmosphere and outer space.

05 June 1975 SRET 2 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. Mass: 30 kg. Perigee: 513 km. Apogee: 40,825 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg.

SRET 2 technological research and study satellite. Launched from Soviet Union with a Soviet launch vehicle with the Molniya satellite. Mass 30 kg. Study of the behaviour of a passive cryogenic radiation system, study of the aging of thermal casings and pl astic films.


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