Sich-1

Summary

Sich-1
Stamp of Ukraine s117.jpg
Mission typeEarth observation
COSPAR ID1995-046A
SATCAT no.23657
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeOkean-O1
ManufacturerYuzhmash
Launch mass1,915 kilograms (4,222 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date31 August 1995, 06:49:59 (1995-08-31UTC06:49:59Z) UTC
RocketTsyklon-3
Launch sitePlesetsk 32/2
End of mission
Deactivated2001
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Eccentricity0.0022
Perigee altitude659 kilometres (409 mi)
Apogee altitude683 kilometres (424 mi)
Inclination82.3 degrees
Period98.7 minutes
Epoch21 August 1995, 02:49:59 UTC[1]
 

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.[2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "NASA - NSSDCA - Spacecraft - Trajectory Details". nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  2. ^ "SICH-1 Image Page". Myweb Tiscali. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  3. ^ "SICH-1 Image Page". Leshamilton. Retrieved 16 August 2017.

External links

  • Sich-1 on nkau.gov.ua
  • 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
  • Ukrainian Sich-1 Spacecraft Model