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Coronas I


Designation 23019 / 94014A
Launch date 2 Mar 1994 at 03:24 UT
Country of origin Russia-Ukraine
Mission Scientific: ionosphere, magnetosphere and Sun study
Operator RKA space agency (probably by the IKI science institute)
Perigee/Apogee 483/526 km
Inclination 82.5°
Period 94.7 min
Launch vehicle Cyclone 3 #109

The payload was developed by the IZMIRAN institute (Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism in Moscow) and includes the Terek spectroheliometer, the RES-K solar x-ray spectrograph, the Helikon solar gamma ray detector, the SUVR-SP-C ultraviolet radiometer, the DIFOS optical photometer, and other instruments.

Built by NPO Yuzhnoe, platform: AUOS-SM

End of life

Decay 4 Mar 2001

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