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Article Number: 14F43. Class: Earth. Type: Landsat. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: TsKB.

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. Western description: Earth resources, close look. Missions: Cosmos 1951, Cosmos 1957, Cosmos 1968, Resurs-F1. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 231.5 PCM-FM.


Specification

Total Mass: 6,300 kg.


Resurs F1-14F43 Chronology


31 May 1988 Cosmos 1951 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 241 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.


07 July 1988 Cosmos 1957 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 179 km. Apogee: 225 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg.

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


27 July 1988 Resurs-F1 14F43 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.
09 September 1988 Cosmos 1968 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 230 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.


10 February 1989 Cosmos 2000 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 175 km. Apogee: 243 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 20.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the Soviet economy and international cooperation; space-based survey of the central part of Antarctica for purposes of mapping inaccessible regions of that continent.


25 May 1989 Resurs F-01 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 174 km. Apogee: 232 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 23.00 days.

Deployed Pion 1 & 2. Resurs-F: Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the Soviet economy and international cooperation. Satellite carries two passive separable 'Pion' probes to investigate upper atmospheric density.


27 June 1989 Resurs F-02 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 255 km. Apogee: 269 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.


18 July 1989 Resurs F-03 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 214 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 21.00 days.

Deployed Pion 3 & 4. Resurs-F: Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the Soviet economy and international cooperation. Satellite carries two passive separable 'Pion' probes to investigate upper atmospheric density.


06 September 1989 Resurs F-05 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 176 km. Apogee: 229 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Carried W. German microgravity experiment. Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of the Soviet economy and international cooperation; and the conduct of biotechnological experiments under a commercial agreement with the firm Interspace (Federal Republic of Germany).


29 May 1990 Resurs F-06 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 175 km. Apogee: 231 km. Inclination: 82.4 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Also carried German microgravity experiment. Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation. In accordance with a commercial agreement, apparatus belo nging to the Federal Republic of Germany is also being carried for the purpose of conducting biotechnological experiments.


16 August 1990 Resurs F-08 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 176 km. Apogee: 229 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation.


07 September 1990 Resurs F-09 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 238 km. Inclination: 82.5 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Carried German microgravity experiment. Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation.


28 June 1991 Resurs F-11 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 253 km. Apogee: 268 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 23.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation.


23 July 1991 Resurs F-12 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 230 km. Inclination: 82.4 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of the various branches of the national economy of the USSR, and solution of problems relating to the environment and to international cooperation.


23 June 1992 Resurs F-15 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 226 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Capsule reentered 7/9/92. Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of the various branches of the national economy.


19 August 1992 Resurs F-16 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 226 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 16.00 days.

Carried US Dept. of Defense experiment. Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of the various branches of the national economy and solution of problems relating to the environment and to international cooperation (the satellite's equipment included two Pion passive satellites for the investigation of the upper atmosphere).


16 November 1992 Resurs-500 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 237 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 6.00 days.

Carried descent module with greetings to American people. Delivery of a humanitarian cargo (messages to the American people, promotional materials of Russian and foreign firms, etc.) to the United States of America in connection with the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America by Columbus.


25 June 1993 Resurs F-18 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 173 km. Apogee: 240 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 17.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation.


24 August 1993 Resurs F-19 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 174 km. Apogee: 236 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 17.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy; solution of problems relating to ecology and international cooperation.



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