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Class: Technology. Nation: France.
Total Mass: 23 kg.
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.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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