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Class: Technology. Type: Communications. Nation: USSR.
Experimental satellite carried on test flight of the Start-1 carrier rocket, a new booster based on SS-25 ICBM.
Total Mass: 260 kg.
25 March 1993
Start-1 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Start-1. Mass: 260 kg. Perigee: 680 km. Apogee: 968 km. Inclination: 75.8 deg.
Test flight of new booster based on SS-25 ICBM. Full-scale mock-up (actual weight) for the flight-design testing of the Start-1 carrier rocket. Experimental satellite launched by a Start-1 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk launch site.
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