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Cosmos 2243


Designation 22641 / 93028A
Launch date 27 Apr 1993 at 12:30 UT
Country of origin CIS
Mission Military: Reconnaissance (Kometa; 4th generation)
Perigee/Apogee 180/220 km
Inclination 70.4°
Period 88 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz
Launch site Tyuratam

End of life

Cause payload malfunctioned and exploded. Those satellites have explosive charges to enable selfdestruction.
Decay 6 May 1993

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