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Detailed information about COSMOS 1589 satellite

Designator id: 1984-084A

Description of COSMOS 1589 Satellite:

Cosmos 1589 was a Soviet geodetic satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Tsyklon 3 rocket. It provided five ways for determining satellite position:

1. Doppler system working at 150 and 400 MHz and providing 3 cm accuracy 2. High intensity lights flashing 3 times per second, allowing precise location by ground observatories 3. Radio transponder working at 5.7/3.4 GHz and providing 5 m accuracy 4. Laser reflector providing 1.5 m accuracy 5. Radar reflector working at 9.4 GHz providing 5 m altitude accuracy.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1984-08-08
Launch Vehicle: Tsiklon-3
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 1500.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Unknown (U.S.S.R)


Earth Science

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 15171U 84084A   12338.00427461  .00000024  00000-0  10000-3 0  2915
2 15171 082.5945 306.6427 0007408 033.5542 326.6005 12.42172931284232

Last TLE update on :2012-12-03

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