VEGA 1 DESCENT CRAFT

Launch Details
Launched 14 December 1984
Flight ended 8 June 1985
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 15858
COSPAR ID 1984-125E
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1984 Jun 9 Descent module separated from flyby probe
1984 Jun 11 Descent module entered Venus's atmosphere
1984 Jun 11 Balloon deployed into Venus's atmosphere
1984 Jun 11 Lander mission ended
1984 Jun 13 Balloon mission ended
1984 Dec 15 Launch from Site 200/39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
1986 Mar 6 Flyby of Comet 1P/Halley
1987 Jan 30 Last contact with the flyby probe

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73.26°W
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