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Zenit - Korolyov's Legacy


Tyneside, UK
2018 Apr 21
Saturday, Day 111

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Foton Missions

Photon (Foton № 4)       1988-031A       19043
1988 Apr 14, 17:00 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1988 Apr 15:  217 x 376 km,  62.9 deg,  90.5 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1988 Apr 28, 07:57
VHF Transmit:
231.500 MHz, FM

Photon (Foton № 5)       1989-032A       19941
1989 Apr 26, 17:00 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1989 Apr 26:  217 x 387 km,  62.9 deg,  90.6 min
1989 Apr 27:  217 x 381 km,  62.9 deg,  90.5 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1989 May 11, 07:12

Photon (Foton № 6)       1990-032A       20566
1990 Apr 11, 17:00 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1990 Apr 12:  217 x 377 km,  62.8 deg,  90.5 min
1990 Apr 27:  211 x 346 km,  62.8 deg,  90.1 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1990 Apr 27, 07:12

Photon (Foton № 7)       1991-070A       21737
1991 Oct 4, 18:10 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1991 Oct 04:  215 x 396 km,  62.9 deg,  90.7 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1991 Oct 20, 08:10

Photon (Foton № 8)       1992-065A       22173
1992 Oct 8, 19:00 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1992 Oct 09:  220 x 360 km,  62.9 deg,  90.4 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1992 Oct 24, 06:58

Photon (Foton № 9)       1994-033A       23122
1994 Jun 14, 16:05 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1994 Jun 14:  221 x 364 km,  62.9 deg,  90.4 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1994 Jul 2, 05:31

Photon (Foton №10)       1995-006A       23497
1995 Feb 16, 17:39 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1995 Feb 17:  220 x 369 km,  62.9 deg,  90.4 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1995 Mar 3, 08:38

Photon (Foton №11)       1997-060A       25006
1997 Oct 9, 17:59 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1997 Oct 09:  219 x 376 km,  62.9 deg,  90.5 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1997 Oct 23, 10:19
VHF Transmit:
239.500 MHz, FM

Photon (Foton №12)       1999-048A       25902
1999 Sep 9, 18:00 UTC
Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Soyuz-U
1999 Sep 09:  217 x 377 km,  62.8 deg,  90.5 min
1999 Sep 09:  217 x 385 km,  62.8 deg,  90.6 min
Microgravity research satellite based on the Zenit reconsat (probably the 2M version). The re-entry cabin was recovered.
Landed:
1999 Sep 24, 08:24
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