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Molniya-1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 22671
COSPAR ID 1993-035-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog MOLNIYA 1-86

Satellite Details

Orbit 481 x 13,466 km, 63.1°
Category Communications
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 26 May 1993 03:23
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Molniya 8K78M

Description

Communications satellite operated by CIS
View from orbit pole
 

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