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|Istrebitel Sputnik - I2P ASAT. As far as is known follow-on models (IS-P, IS-MU) and the R-36-launched targets had a similar appearance.|
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Manufacturer's Designation: I2-BM. Class: Military. Type: ASAT Target. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.
ASAT Target. Not known if actually flown; evidently related to I2M.
Total Mass: 1,400 kg.
27 October 1967
Cosmos 185 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon. Mass: 1,400 kg. Perigee: 518 km. Apogee: 887 km. Inclination: 64.2 deg.
First test of Korolev's Istrebitel Sputnik. Only tested engine; no target launched. First launch of Tsykon 2 launch vehicle.
- 102 - Voevodin, Sergey A, VSA072 - Space Apparatus, "Sergey A. Voevodin's Reports", . HTML when accessed: http://www.mcs.net/~rusaerog/sergeyv/VSA.html
- 272 - Zheleznyakov, Aleksandr, Istoriya Rossiyskoi Sovetskoi Kosmonavtiki, "Istrebitel Sputnikov", Aleksandr Krasnikov Web Page, 1998. HTML when accessed: http://www.aha.ru/~kai/spaceflt/projects/istr.html
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