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Mission type Earth observation
COSPAR ID 1995-046A
SATCAT no. 23657
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Okean-O1
Manufacturer Yuzhmash
Launch mass 1,915 kilograms (4,222 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 31 August 1995, 06:49:59 (1995-08-31UTC06:49:59Z) UTC
Rocket Tsyklon-3
Launch site Plesetsk 32/2
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Low Earth
Perigee 659 kilometres (409 mi)
Apogee 683 kilometres (424 mi)
Inclination 82.3 degrees

Sich-1 is the first Ukrainian Earth observation satellite and was launched on 31 August 1995 at 06:49:59 UTC by Ukrainian Tsyklon-3 rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia.[1]


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