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Resurs F-2
Resurs F-2

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Article Number: 17F42. 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 9-12 m black and white, 15-18 m multispectral (4-6 spectral bands). Swath width 150 km; total area covered per mission 20.7 million square km. Missions: Cosmos 1906, Cosmos 1965, Cosmos 1990, Resurs-F7. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 231.5 PCM-FM.


Specification

Design Life: 30 days. Total Mass: 6,450 kg.


Resurs F2 Chronology


26 December 1987 Cosmos 1906 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 253 km. Apogee: 273 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 65.00 days.


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Also performed earth resources tasks. Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of various branches of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation.
23 August 1988 Cosmos 1965 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 179 km. Apogee: 228 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 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.


12 January 1989 Cosmos 1990 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 227 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 30.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the earth in the interests of the national economy of the USSR and international cooperation; survey of seismically active regions of the country, including the Armenian SSR, in the interests of industrial and non -industrial construction.



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15 August 1989 Resurs F-04 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 226 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 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.


17 July 1990 Resurs F-07 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 177 km. Apogee: 236 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 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.


21 May 1991 Resurs F-10 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 242 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 days.


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Also carried microgravity experiments. 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.
21 August 1991 Resurs F-13 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 240 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 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.


29 April 1992 Resurs F-14 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 225 km. Apogee: 230 km. Inclination: 82.1 deg. Duration: 30.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth for the various branches of the national economy, the solution of environmental problems, and international cooperation.


21 May 1993 Resurs F-17 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 176 km. Apogee: 255 km. Inclination: 82.6 deg. Duration: 30.00 days.

Investigation of the natural resources of the Earth for the various branches of the national economy, the solution of environmental problems, and international cooperation.


26 September 1995 Resurs F2 N.10 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 255 km. Apogee: 277 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 30.00 days.

Natural resources; photo capsule recovered in Russia on 10/26/95.



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