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Here are details about a : Space commemorative cover or Space Cover.
Cosmodrom : Baikonur
Date of Cancellation: Sept. 27, 1994 Kind of Event : Launch Launch pad : Russia Plesetsk
habité?/manned?: robot Mission type : Cargo - Freight
ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none
Description : The Taifun-1 or Vektor were active radar calibration satellites employed by the USSR and later Russia.
They consisted of a 2 m diameter spherical with a solar cell covered surface and had a launch weight of about 500 kg. The Vektor satellites were produced by Yuzhnoye and were launched by Kosmos-3M rockets.
There were two series: Taifun-1A and Taifun-1V. Taifun-1A satellites had inclinations of 51° and 66° while Taifun-1V satellites had inclinations of 51°, 66° and 83°.