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Okean-O1
Okean-O1 - Okean-OE was similar.

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Other Designations: Sich-1. Class: Earth. Type: Radarsat. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Oceanographic research satellite, developed by KB-3 at NPO Yuzhnoye in the Ukraine, Vladimir Iosifovich Dranvoskiy, Chief Designer. The Okean oceanographic research satellite, later called Sich-1 by the Ukrainians, weighed 1950 kg, of which 505 kg was scientific instruments. Development was authorised in 1976 as one of the third generation of Soviet space systems. It was equipped with:

  • SUOS pointing, orientation, and stabilisation system including:
  • Korall-A6 radio-command command-programming-trajectory system
  • BR-91Ts radiotelemetry system
  • STR thermoregulation system
  • SEP electrical feed system
  • SM-5 magnetometer
  • RFA radiophysical instrument with:
  • RLSBO side-looking radar with a swath width of 450 km and a resolution of 1.3 x 2.6 km
  • RM-0.8 scanning radiometer with a swath width of 550 km and a resolution of 25 km
  • RTBK radio-television complex with:
  • MSU-M 4-band multispectral scanner with a swath width of 1900 km and a resolution of 1.8 km
  • MSU-S 2-band multispectral scanner with a swath width of 1100 km and a resolution of 410 m
  • Kondor-2 system for interrogation, acquisition, storage, and dumping of data from Kondor-1 earth ground stations

  • Specification

    Total Mass: 1,950 kg.


    Okean-O1 Chronology


    29 July 1986 Cosmos 1766 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 601 km. Apogee: 631 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanographic. Acquisition of operational oceanographic information in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation; continued trials of new types of informational and measurement apparatus and methods of remote sen sing of the earth's surface and atmosphere.


    16 July 1987 Cosmos 1869 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 602 km. Apogee: 632 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanographic. Acquisition of operational oceanographic information in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.


    05 July 1988 Okean 1 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 606 km. Apogee: 633 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanographic. Gathering of up-to-date oceanographic information and data on ice conditions in the interests of the Soviet economy and international cooperation.


    09 June 1989 Okean Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. FAILURE: Stage 3 failure. Mass: 1,950 kg.

    Okean-O1Okean-O1 - Okean-O1 model exhibited at Urkaine Pavillion, Hannover Expo 2000.

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    28 February 1990 Okean 2 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 617 km. Apogee: 646 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanographic remote sensing. Gathering of up-to-date oceanographic information and data on ice conditions in the interests of the Soviet economy and international cooperation.


    04 June 1991 Okean 3 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 621 km. Apogee: 656 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanography. Gathering of up-to-date oceanographic information and data on ice conditions in the interests of the Soviet economy and international cooperation.


    11 October 1994 Okean-O1 no. 7 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 631 km. Apogee: 665 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanography.


    31 August 1995 Sich 1 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 631 km. Apogee: 668 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Oceanographic remote sensing; carried FASat-Alfa microsat for Chile that failed to deploy.



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