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Resurs 500

Also called Zvezda Kolumba which means "Columbus Star"


Designation 22217 / 92075A
Launch date 15 Nov 1992 at 21:50 UT
Country of origin CIS
Perigee/Apogee 177/237 km
Inclination 82.6°
Period 88.6 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz
Launch site Plesetsk

Carries objects and messages. After a 6 day flight the capsule decayed in the Pacific. It was then moved to Seattle for thanksgiving Day. This mission is called Europe-America Space Flight 500. It celebrates the international space year, the 500th anniversary of the new world's discovery and must start a cooperation between US and Russia.

Resurs F1 type

End of life

Decay 22 Nov 1992

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