[FPSPACE] First polar orbiting satellites?

Max White bmews at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 24 16:00:01 EDT 2016

 Bit earlier than that...

Meteor-Priroda launch in 74 went into polar orbit, and the first sun synch launch was Meteor-P 2/2 in 1977

From: FPSPACE <fpspace-bounces at mail.friends-partners.org> on behalf of Nicolas PILLET <nikolai39 at hotmail.fr>
Sent: 24 October 2016 20:54
To: Jonathan McDowell; Allen Thomson
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Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] First polar orbiting satellites?

Launch of IRS-1A by a Vostok-2M on 17.03.1988 was both the first Soviet commercial launch and the first Soviet polar launch.

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