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Class: Technology. Type: RV. Nation: Germany. Agency: Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fur Luft- und Raumfahrt. Manufacturer: Kayser-Threde, Munchen.

German miniature re-entry vehicle attached to exterior of Russian Resurs satellite. After release from Resurs landed in Kazakhstan Oct 23.


Mirka Chronology

09 October 1997 Mirka Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Perigee: 218 km. Apogee: 363 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg.

Landed in Kazakstan Oct 23


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