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Duga-K (17F114)

Duga-K [Yuzhnoye]

The Duga-K satellites were experimental radar calibration satellites based on the Taifun-1 design.

Reportedly it was an experimental system to perfect methods of of controlling the functioning of beyond-the-horizon radars. Only two satellites were launched.

Nation: USSR / Russia
Type / Application: Radar calibration
Contractors: Yuzhnoye
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Orbit: 185 km × 2141 km, 65.83 (#1); 190 km × 2145 km, 65.83 (#2)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos 2002 (Duga-K #1) 1989-012A 14.02.1989 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2059 (Duga-K #2) 1990-012A 06.02.1990 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M

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