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Mission type Earth observation
COSPAR ID 1995-046A
SATCAT № 23657
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Okean-O1
Manufacturer Yuzhnoye
Launch mass 1,915 kilograms (4,222 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 31 August 1995, 06:49:59 (1995-08-31T06:49:59Z) 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 first Ukrainian Earth observation satellite launched on 31 August 1995 at 06:49:59 UTC by Ukrainian Tsyklon-3 rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia.[1]

External links

  • Sich-1 on
  • Okean-O1 Series // eoPortal Directory
  • Herbert J. Kramer ”Observation of the Earth and Its Environment: Survey of Missions and Sensors”, 4th edition 2002, pp. 1514 // Springer Verlag ISBN 3-540-42388-5
  • Okean-O1 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 // Gunter's space page


  1. ^ Tiscali
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