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Foton 16

Also called Foton M4


Designation 40095/ 14041A
Launch date 19 Jul 2014
Country of origin CIS
Mission Scientific: microgravity studies (34KSM type)
Perigee/Apogee 257 / 550 km
Inclination 65°
Period 92.5 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #29

6750 kg at launch. There was an uiplink communication glitch after launch, which could be circumvented

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