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Class: Communications. Type: Amateur Radio. Nation: USSR.

Amateur radiocommunication and scientific and technical experiments and study projects by students at higher educational establishments. Used the obsolete Strela-1M satellite bus.


Specification


Radio Chronology


26 October 1978 Radio Sputnik 1 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. Mass: 40 kg. Perigee: 1,684 km. Apogee: 1,703 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg.

Launched with Cosmos-1045. Amateur radiocommunication and scientific and technical experiments and study projects by students at higher educational establishments.


17 December 1981 Radio-4; Radio Sputnik 4 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Perigee: 1,632 km. Apogee: 1,663 km. Inclination: 83.0 deg.

Amateur radiocommunication. Radio-3 to Radio-8 launched by a single carrier rocket.


26 December 1994 Radio-ROSTO RS-15 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Rokot. Mass: 70 kg. Perigee: 1,881 km. Apogee: 2,163 km. Inclination: 64.8 deg.

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