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Here are details about a : Space commemorative cover or Space Cover.
Cosmodrom : Baikonur
Date of Cancellation: April 17, 1971 Kind of Event : Launch Launch pad : Russia Plesetsk
habité?/manned?: robot Mission type : Meteorology
ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none
Description : Meteor 1-8 was the eighth fully operational Russian meteorological satellite and the seventeenth meteorological satellite launched from the Plesetsk site. The satellite was placed in a near-circular, near-polar prograde orbit to provide near-global observations of the Earth’s weather systems, cloud cover, ice and snow fields, vertical profiles of temperature and moisture, and reflected and emitted radiation from the dayside and nightside of the Earth-atmosphere system for operational use by the Soviet Hydrometeorological Service.