VENERA 13 DESCENT CRAFT

Launch Details
Launched 29 October 1981
Flight ended 26 February 1982
Status Decayed
Destination Venus Landing
Launch site Tyuratam Missile and Space Center, Kazakhstan (Also known as Baikonur Cosmodrome)
Owner Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR)
NORAD ID 15599
COSPAR ID 1981-106D
Observing

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1981 Oct 30 Launch from Site 200/40 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1982 Mar 1 Lander descended into Venus's atmosphere
1982 Mar 1 Lander made soft landing on Venus's surface
1982 Mar 1 Lander returned images from the surface of Venus
1982 Mar 1 Lander returned the first audio recordings from the surface of another planet
1982 Mar 1 Lander mission ended, 127 minutes after landing
1982 Mar 1 Spacecraft bus flyby of Venus
1983 Apr 12 Last data published from the spacecraft bus

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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