Kosmos-2344 orbital parameters

Agapov Vladimir (avm@kiam1.rssi.ru)
Sat, 7 Jun 1997 14:59:27 +0400 (MSD)

Here is ITAR-TASS annoncement of Kosmos-2344 orbital parameters.

Best regards,
    Vladimir Agapov.

MOSCOW ITAR-TASS WORLD SERVICE IN RUSSIAN 0827 GMT 7 JUN 97

   [BY ITAR-TASS CORRESPONDENT VIKTOR GRITSENKO]

   [FBIS TRANSLATED TEXT] MOSCOW, 7 JUN--A MILITARY SATELLITE IN THE
COSMOS SERIES, LAUNCHED FROM BAYKONUR ON FRIDAY EVENING, WAS PLACED
IN AN ORBIT TODAY WITH PARAMETERS CLOSE TO THOSE DESIGNATED.
   ITAR-TASS WAS TOLD BY THE PRESS CENTER OF THE RUSSIAN MILITARY
SPACE FORCES THAT ITS PERIOD OF REVOLUTION ROUND THE EARTH IS TWO
HOURS AND 10 MINUTES; ITS ORBITAL INCLINATION IS 63.3 DEGREES; ITS
APOGEE IS 2,749 KM; AND ITS PERIGEE IS 1,516 KM.
   COSMOS-2344 WAS LAUNCHED BY A PROTON-K HEAVY ROCKET.  THIS WAS
THE 245TH PROTON LAUCH SINCE 1965.


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Vladimir M. Agapov |                  Ballistic Center of
Moscow, Russia     |    the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics RAN
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