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Resurs F16


Designation 22093 / 92056A
Launch date 19 Aug 1992
Country of origin CIS
Mission Remote sensing (F2)
Perigee/Apogee 178/226 km
Inclination 82.6°
Period 88.6 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz
Launch site Plesetsk

Two passive Pion crafts were released on 1st September. Tracking of their decay will allow studies of atmospheric density and radar calibration.

End of life

Decay 4 Sep 1992


PION 1 (22099 / 92056C) decayed on 25 Sep 1992
PION 2 (22100 / 92056D) decayed on 24 Sep 1992

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