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34Kh6

34Kh6 was an Soviet experimental geostationary satellite, which was positioned at 24 West. Possibly the purpose of Kosmos-1940 was to detect nuclear tests.

Reportedly it was built by VNIIEM and was based on the Meteor bus. The name Geofizika has also been associated with this satellite.

Nation: USSR / Russia
Type / Application: Nuclear detection
Operator:
Contractors: VNIIEM ?
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~ 2400 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos 1940 (34Kh6 #1 ?) 1988-034A 26.04.1988 Ba LC-200/39 Proton-K Blok-DM-2