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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.
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
- 4 - McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Report (Internet Newsletter), Harvard University, Weekly, 1989 to Present. HTML when accessed: ftp://sao-ftp.harvard.edu/pub/jcm/space/news
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