Cosmos 2348 record life ends

Alan Pickup (alan@wingar.demon.co.uk)
Tue, 14 Apr 1998 18:27:47 +0100

The photoreconnaissance mission of Cosmos 2348 (#25095 = 97- 80 A) ended
today, April 14, after about 120 days in orbit. According to a SeeSat-L
post by Phillip Clark last December 16, the record lifetime for objects
of this class (a Yantar-3/4) had stood at almost 90 days.

USSPACECOM catalogued two related debris objects, #25295 (97- 80 C) and
#25296 (D), this morning but they both probably decayed within a few
orbits.

Alan
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