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Luch 1

Also called Gelios 11


Designation 23680 / 95054A
Launch date 11 Oct 1995 at 16:26 UT
Country of origin CIS
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 77°E
Launch vehicle Proton #236
Mass at launch 2400 kg

Equipped with a Cospas payload

Its performance is said to increase the capacity of the channels by nearly 3 and its service lifetime would be twice as long compared to the Al'tair design.

End of life

Out of service 12 April 1999
Cause payload failure

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