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|
|Power:||Solar arrays, batteries|
|Mass:||~ 2400 kg|
|Kosmos 1940 (34Kh6 #1 ?)||1988-034A||26.04.1988||Ba LC-200/39||Proton-K Blok-DM-2|