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IPN 1

IPN 1 [Новости на Первом Канале]

The IPN 1 is a vehicle evaluation payload for the maiden Angara-A5 Persei launch, representing a mass model of a geostationary satellite.

The dummy payload will placed into a near geostationary orbit by the Persei (Blok-DM-03) upper stage, to which it stayed intentionally attached.

Due to the dailure of the Persei stage to reignite on the second burn, th dummy payload was stranded in low earth orbit.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Vehicle Evaluation
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration: Cylindrical dummy mass attached to Briz-M stage
Propulsion: None
Power:
Lifetime:
Mass: 2042 kg (without Briz-M)
Orbit: 178 km × 200 km, 63.39
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
IPN 1 2021-133A 27.12.2021 Pl LC-35/1 P Angara-A5 Persei

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