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Sich 1M

Also called Ocean O1-N9


Designation 28505 / 04052A
Launch date 24 Dec 2004
Country of origin Ukraine
Mission Remote sensing ( Ocean-O1)
Perigee/Apogee 280 / 640 km
Inclination 82.5°
Period 94 min
Launch vehicle Cyclone 3 #121

Was placed in a low orbit following a launcher failure (280 / 640 km). Should be able to reach its planned orbit with its own propulsion, but lifetime will be reduced.

End of life

Out of service 2005?
Cause Said to be out of service
Decay planned on 4 Apr 2006

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Technical data


Prime contractor Yuzhnoye
Mass at launch 2223 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Operates in visible, infra-red and microwave spectrum.
Will also carry scientific experiments in the field of ionosphere and magnetosphere research.

Transmission: 137 MHz, 1.7 GHz, 8.2 GHz

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