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Cosmos 2399


Designation 27856 / 03035A
Launch date 12 Aug 2003
Country of origin CIS
Mission Military: reconnaissance (Don class)
Perigee/Apogee 197/295 km
Inclination 64.9°
Period 89.4 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz

The satellite had a strange end of life. Some say the satellite exploded, or was exploded because the satellite couldn't return to earth, but the official version is one of the film capsules was accidentally released and the film unwind, causing multiple false objects detections.

End of life

Out of service 9 Dec 2003
Cause Exploded voluntarily after the end of the mission

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