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Interkosmos 15 (AUOS-Z-T-IK)

Interkosmos 15 [Yuzhnoye]

Intercosmos 15 was an international cooperative satellite launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome aboard a Kosmos-3M rocket. It was used to test new systems and components of the satellite under space flight conditions.

Nation: International
Type / Application: Science
Operator: Interkosmos
Contractors: Yuzhnoye
Equipment:
Configuration: AUOS-Z
Propulsion:
Power: 8 deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 6 months
Mass: 950 kg
Orbit: 487 km × 521 km, 74
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Interkosmos 15 (AUOS-Z-T-IK #1) 1976-056A 19.06.1976 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M