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Exploded view-Zenit - Exploded View of Typical Components of a Zenit-class reconnaisance satellite:. 1 - Power module; 2 - Solar panels; 3 - SA re-entry capsule, which returns film and camera to earth; 4 - Command radio antenna; 5 - Cold gas tanks of the pressurisation/thermal control system; 6 - Radar altimeter; 7 - Equipment module; 8 - Orientation system engine; 9 - Solid rocket motor deorbit engine; 10 - Thermoregulation system radiators; 11 - Equipment frame; 12 - Infrared horizon scanner; 13 - Electrical system umbilical; 14 - Mayak system antennae

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Article Number: 11F645. Code Name: Argon. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: TsKB.

A universal variant of the Zenit spacecraft, used in two altitude ranges, for both observation and high resolution missions. Maneuvers to high perigee during the course of a mission. Typical orbital profile: inclination 72.8, 70.4 degrees with altitude of 200-380 km; maneuvering to altitude of 360-415 km. Designed duration: 14 days. Transmission frequencies observed in West: 19.989 FSK; 39.978 FSK; 232.0 PPM-AM; 19.989 FSK; 39.978 FSK; 231.5 PCM-FM.


Specification

Total Mass: 6,300 kg.


Zenit-6U Chronology


24 November 1976 Cosmos 867 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 250 km. Apogee: 402 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


03 March 1977 Cosmos 896 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 202 km. Apogee: 206 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


27 July 1977 Cosmos 934 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 231 km. Apogee: 255 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


11 October 1977 Cosmos 958 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 257 km. Apogee: 351 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


28 November 1978 Cosmos 1050 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 341 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


20 April 1979 Cosmos 1095 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 379 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


31 May 1979 Cosmos 1103 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 257 km. Apogee: 375 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


15 June 1979 Cosmos 1107 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 198 km. Apogee: 301 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


29 June 1979 Cosmos 1111 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 255 km. Apogee: 354 km. Inclination: 62.8 deg. Duration: 15.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


31 August 1979 Cosmos 1126 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 391 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


28 September 1979 Cosmos 1138 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 373 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


12 October 1979 Zenit-6 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.

Photo surveillance mission.


22 October 1979 Cosmos 1142 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 198 km. Apogee: 382 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


12 December 1979 Cosmos 1147 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 192 km. Apogee: 377 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


09 January 1980 Cosmos 1149 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 384 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


07 February 1980 Cosmos 1155 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 393 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


04 March 1980 Cosmos 1166 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 371 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


07 May 1980 Cosmos 1178 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 386 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 15.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


28 May 1980 Cosmos 1183 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 196 km. Apogee: 384 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


12 June 1980 Cosmos 1187 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 294 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


26 June 1980 Cosmos 1189 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 198 km. Apogee: 305 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.


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Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.
09 July 1980 Cosmos 1200 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 195 km. Apogee: 298 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


24 July 1980 Cosmos 1202 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 198 km. Apogee: 307 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 August 1980 Cosmos 1205 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 195 km. Apogee: 302 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


19 September 1980 Cosmos 1210 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 175 km. Apogee: 239 km. Inclination: 82.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 October 1980 Cosmos 1213 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 192 km. Apogee: 313 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 October 1980 Cosmos 1216 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 189 km. Apogee: 367 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


31 October 1980 Cosmos 1219 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 189 km. Apogee: 312 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


12 November 1980 Cosmos 1221 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 196 km. Apogee: 399 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


01 December 1980 Cosmos 1224 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 374 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


16 December 1980 Cosmos 1227 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 296 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


06 January 1981 Cosmos 1237 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 382 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


13 February 1981 Cosmos 1245 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 374 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


17 March 1981 Cosmos 1259 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 379 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


07 April 1981 Cosmos 1262 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 372 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


15 April 1981 Cosmos 1264 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 382 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


16 April 1981 Cosmos 1265 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 197 km. Apogee: 267 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


28 April 1981 Cosmos 1268 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 366 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


21 May 1981 Cosmos 1272 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 376 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


17 June 1981 Cosmos 1277 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 373 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


01 July 1981 Cosmos 1279 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 364 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.


Zenit ExternalZenit External - Zenit-mounted external payloads: small scientific devices; KNA containerized vacuum exposure devices; Nauka autonomous payload container; MKA free-flying spacecraft.

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Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.
07 July 1981 Cosmos 1281 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 389 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


18 August 1981 Cosmos 1297 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 360 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


04 September 1981 Cosmos 1303 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 208 km. Apogee: 363 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


15 September 1981 Cosmos 1307 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 390 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


01 October 1981 Cosmos 1313 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 203 km. Apogee: 286 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


15 October 1981 Cosmos 1316 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 381 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


13 November 1981 Cosmos 1319 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 374 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


04 December 1981 Cosmos 1329 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 231 km. Apogee: 273 km. Inclination: 65.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


20 January 1982 Cosmos 1334 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 286 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


16 February 1982 Cosmos 1338 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 186 km. Apogee: 376 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


05 March 1982 Cosmos 1342 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 191 km. Apogee: 297 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


17 March 1982 Cosmos 1343 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 284 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


21 April 1982 Cosmos 1352 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 364 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


15 May 1982 Zenit-6 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.

Photo surveillance mission.


21 May 1982 Cosmos 1368 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 204 km. Apogee: 338 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


02 June 1982 Cosmos 1373 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 210 km. Apogee: 347 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


18 June 1982 Cosmos 1381 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 199 km. Apogee: 374 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


27 July 1982 Cosmos 1396 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 294 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


01 September 1982 Cosmos 1403 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 353 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


30 September 1982 Cosmos 1411 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 354 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


14 October 1982 Cosmos 1416 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 231 km. Apogee: 278 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


02 November 1982 Cosmos 1419 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 264 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


18 November 1982 Cosmos 1421 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 206 km. Apogee: 259 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


03 December 1982 Cosmos 1422 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 228 km. Apogee: 288 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


23 December 1982 Cosmos 1425 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 220 km. Apogee: 352 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


27 January 1983 Cosmos 1438 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 205 km. Apogee: 226 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 11.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


02 March 1983 Cosmos 1444 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 189 km. Apogee: 384 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


16 March 1983 Cosmos 1446 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 223 km. Apogee: 343 km. Inclination: 69.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


31 March 1983 Cosmos 1449 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 197 km. Apogee: 372 km. Inclination: 72.7 deg. Duration: 15.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


08 April 1983 Cosmos 1451 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 178 km. Apogee: 232 km. Inclination: 82.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable. First launch from LC43/4 since on-pad explosion in March 1980.


06 May 1983 Cosmos 1460 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 207 km. Apogee: 344 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


31 May 1983 Cosmos 1467 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 361 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


14 June 1983 Cosmos 1469 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 357 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 10.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


26 July 1983 Cosmos 1485 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 366 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


09 August 1983 Cosmos 1488 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 368 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


23 August 1983 Cosmos 1493 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 188 km. Apogee: 362 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


09 September 1983 Cosmos 1497 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 372 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


17 September 1983 Cosmos 1499 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 367 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


21 October 1983 Cosmos 1505 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 337 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


17 November 1983 Cosmos 1509 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 280 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


07 December 1983 Cosmos 1512 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 192 km. Apogee: 380 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


11 January 1984 Cosmos 1530 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 189 km. Apogee: 362 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


26 January 1984 Cosmos 1533 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 222 km. Apogee: 354 km. Inclination: 70.4 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


07 March 1984 Cosmos 1542 Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 223 km. Apogee: 346 km. Inclination: 70.3 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


21 March 1984 Cosmos 1545 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 367 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 15.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


19 April 1984 Cosmos 1549 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 364 km. Inclination: 72.8 deg. Duration: 14.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


11 May 1984 Cosmos 1551 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 276 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 12.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.


01 June 1984 Cosmos 1568 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 193 km. Apogee: 365 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 13.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule.


19 June 1984 Cosmos 1573 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. Mass: 6,300 kg. Perigee: 194 km. Apogee: 287 km. Inclination: 72.9 deg. Duration: 9.00 days.

Photo surveillance; returned film capsule; maneuverable.



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