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Magion 5

Also called C2-A


Designation 24293 / 96050C
Launch date 29 Aug 1996 at 05:22 UT
Country of origin CIS
Mission Scientific: aurora study
Perigee/Apogee 782/19140 km
Inclination 62.8°
Launch vehicle Molniya M
Launch site Plesetsk LC43
Mass at launch 58 kg

Had problems to unfold one of its solar panels. In May 1998, the satellite could finally be activated (by repeatedy sending telemetry commands).

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