Re: 98-009A / Cosmos 2349, Lacrosse 3 R

Craig Cholar (3432P@VM1.CC.NPS.NAVY.MIL)
Thu, 05 Mar 98 11:45:50 PST

Alexander Seidel asked about Cosmos 2349.

This is from the current issue of the Spacewarn Bulletin

1998-009A Cosmos 2349 is a Russian military photographic (2-meter
resolution) spacecraft that was launched by a Soyuz-U rocket from
Baykonur at 10:35 UT.  It is to provide topographic map of the USA in
accordance with a Russian-American contract.  Initial orbital parameters
were period 89.2 min, apogee 293 km, perigee 204 km, and inclination
70.6 deg.

 Craig Cholar    3432P@VM1.CC.NPS.NAVY.MIL