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Shtil 1

Shtil 1 (with main engine still attached)

On the maiden orbital launch of the Shtil-1 rocket, the third stage of the launch vehicle was equipped with intruments to measure the dynamics during the launch. The main engine of the third stage was jettisoned before the post-poost system took over. After reaching orbit, the instrumented stage became known under the name Shtil-1. From the stage, the Tubsat N and Tubsat N1 nanosatellites were deployed.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Technology
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration: Shtil-1N third stage with instruments
Propulsion:
Power: Batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 401 km × 806 km, 78.96
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Shtil 1 1998-042C 07.07.1998 @BaS (K-407 Novomoskovsk) Shtil-1 with Tubsat N, Tubsat N1

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