LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Jul 31 1980
Soviet Space Program

Taifun-2 8

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

July 31, 1980 at 6:20 AM EDT

(July 31, 1980 at 10:20 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

July 31, 1980 at 6:20 AM EDT

(July 31, 1980 at 10:20 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

July 31, 1980 at 6:20 AM EDT

(July 31, 1980 at 10:20 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Test Target
    • Taifun-2 satellite used to release up to 24 subsatellites for radar and sensor calibration
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kapustin Yar, Russian Federation

    Pad

    107/1