re: Sich

Walter Nissen (dk058@cleveland.Freenet.Edu)
Thu, 7 Sep 1995 23:18:07 -0400

> Subject: Sich 
 
>  The photo in Spaceflight is of the second Sich variant, which 
> will also be used by Russia as Okean Platform B, and will be launched 
> by Zenit in 1997 or so. The Tsiklon-launched Sich is an Okean-O1 model 
> which is much smaller, and is like the current Okean spacecraft. 
 
Jonathan, 
 
Going back to my earlier question: 
> Does anyone know if 
> Resurs 1-3       5.0  1.5  0.0  6.5 
> 1 23342U 94074  A 95236.99019817  .00000011  00000-0  10000-4 0  2830 
> 2 23342  98.0115 295.4020 0001174 101.1872 258.9453 14.69760699 43151 
> is the Platform-B mentioned by Nick Johnson and David Rodvold on page 139 
> of "Europe and Asia in Space, 1991-1992" as a successor to the Okean 
> satellites? 
do I gather that your answer is in the negative? 
 
Thanks. 
 
Cheers. 
 
Walter Nissen             dk058@cleveland.freenet.edu             216-243-4980 
 
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