LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Tue Jun 21 2005
Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Cosmos-1

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 21, 2005 at 3:46 PM EDT

(June 21, 2005 at 7:46 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 21, 2005 at 3:46 PM EDT

(June 21, 2005 at 7:46 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 21, 2005 at 3:46 PM EDT

(June 21, 2005 at 7:46 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Cosmos 1 was a project by Cosmos Studios and The Planetary Society to test a solar sail in space. As part of the project, an unmanned solar-sail spacecraft named Cosmos 1 was launched into space at 15:46:09 EDT (19:46:09 UTC) on June 21, 2005 from the submarine Borisoglebsk in the Barents Sea. However, a rocket failure prevented the spacecraft from reaching its intended orbit.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Sea Launch

    Pad

    Borisoglebsk (K-496)