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SL-8 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 21088
COSPAR ID 1991-006-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog SL-8 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 958 x 990 km, 82.9°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 29 January 1991 11:59
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Kosmos 11K65M

Description

Upper stage of rocket that launched the Informator-1 communications satellite
View from orbit pole
 

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