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

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Class: Earth. Type: Radarsat. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: KBYu.

Production prototype of Okean-O1. Elaboration of new kinds of information-measuring apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the Pacific Ocean in the interests of science and of various branches of the national economy of the USSR. 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-OE Chronology


    28 September 1983 Cosmos 1500 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 596 km. Apogee: 621 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Elaboration of new kinds of information-measuring apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the Pacific Ocean in the interests of science and of various branches of the national economy of the USSR.


    28 September 1984 Cosmos 1602 Program: Okean. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 1,950 kg. Perigee: 597 km. Apogee: 628 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

    Gathering of operational information and continued trials of new kinds of information and measurement apparatus and methods of remote investigation of the seas and oceans and the earth's surface in the interests of science and of various branches of the n ational economy of the USSR.



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