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Article Number: 14F40. Class: Earth. Type: Landsat. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: TsKB.

Adaptation of recoverable Vostok spacecraft for remote sensing. Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation. Film resolution 10-11 m black and white, 31-33 m multispectral. Swath width 147 to 225 km; total area covered per mission 27 to 76 million square km. Restartable engine allows adjustment of orbit during mission. Typical orbital profile: inclination 81.3 to 82.6 degrees with altitude of 180-235 km or 185-280 km; maneuvering to an altitude of 260-275 km or 180-280 km; maneuvering to an altitude of 325-340 km. First flight: Cosmos 1762. Last flight: Cosmos 1920. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 231.5 PCM-FM.


Specification

Design Life: 25 days, of which 11 on active operations. Total Mass: 6,300 kg. Total spacecraft delta v: 114 m/s.


Resurs F1-14F40 Chronology


16 July 1986 Cosmos 1762 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 263 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg. Duration: 8.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.


02 August 1986 Cosmos 1768 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 180 km. Apogee: 273 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.


31 October 1986 Cosmos 1789 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 272 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.


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Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.
21 May 1987 Cosmos 1846 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 283 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.


18 June 1987 Resurs-F1 14F40 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Booster exploded on pad.

Pad was badly damaged and not put back into service until December 1988.


15 September 1987 Cosmos 1882 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 253 km. Apogee: 269 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 21.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.


18 February 1988 Cosmos 1920 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 185 km. Apogee: 232 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 20.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.



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