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Mir ejects payload
Mir ejects payload - Mir ejects a subsattelite

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Class: Materials. Nation: USSR.

Launched from Salyut 7 airlock. Conduct of experiments in the field of amateur radiocommunications.


Specification

Total Mass: 28 kg.


Iskra Chronology


10 July 1981 Iskra Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.

Launched from Salyut 7 airlock. Conduct of scientific experiments to study diffusion and heat processes in weightlessness.


19 April 1982 Iskra 2 Program: Salyut. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. Mass: 28 kg. Perigee: 336 km. Apogee: 345 km. Inclination: 51.6 deg.

Deployed from Salyut 7 5/17/82. Launched from Salyut 7. Experiments in amateur radio communications. Launched into orbit from aboard the Salyut-7 orbital scientific station.


18 November 1982 Iskra 3 Program: Salyut. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Perigee: 349 km. Apogee: 356 km. Inclination: 51.6 deg.

Launched from Salyut 7 airlock. Conduct of experiments in the field of amateur radiocommunications.



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