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Article Number: 11F651. Class: Earth. Type: Landsat. Nation: Russia. Manufacturer: Kozlov.

Prototype for Resurs-O1. Acquisition of information required for continued investigation of the natural resources of the earth; development of remote sensing methods for measuring the status of the earth's surface and the atmosphere beneath the satellite.


Specification

Total Mass: 3,000 kg.


Resurs-OE Chronology


18 June 1980 Meteor 1-30 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 3,475 kg. Perigee: 428 km. Apogee: 457 km. Inclination: 97.7 deg. Duration: 4,274.00 days.

First flight of prototype for Resurs-O1 spacecraft. Also performed remote sensing tasks. Acquisition of information required for continued investigation of the natural resources of the earth; development of remote sensing methods for measuring the status of the earth's surface and the atmosphere beneath the satellite.


24 July 1983 Cosmos 1484 Program: Resurs. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. Mass: 2,500 kg. Perigee: 543 km. Apogee: 593 km. Inclination: 97.5 deg. Duration: 3,752.00 days.

Follow-on to Meteor series. Second flight of prototype for Resurs-O1 spacecraft. Gathering regular information on the natural resources of the earth for use in various branches of the Soviet economy, and conducting further tests on new types of measuring apparatus and methods of remote sensing of the earth's surface and atmosphere.



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