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Manufacturer's Designation: 1A. Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: Lavochkin.

Astrophysics satellite based on the Venera 4V-2 bus design. Electrophysical research of galactic and extragalactic sources of ultraviolet ray and X-ray emission. The scientific apparatus was built jointly by scientists and specialists from the USSR and France.


Specification

Total Mass: 3,250 kg.


Astron Chronology


23 March 1983 Astron Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824M. Mass: 3,250 kg. Perigee: 28,386 km. Apogee: 175,948 km. Inclination: 34.7 deg.

Astrophysics. Electrophysical research of galactic and extragalactic sources of ultraviolet ray and X-ray emission. The scientific apparatus was built jointly by scientists and specialists from the USSR and France.



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