Interkosmos 22\Bulgaria 1300.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Vostok-2M.
Launch date. 7 August 1981, 13:35 UTC.
Launch site. Plesetsk 43/3, USSR.
Ceased operations. No, as of 2009.
Owner(s). BSA.
Major contractor(s)  BAC.
Is it still in orbit. Yes, as of 2009.
Launch mass. 1,500 kilograms (3,300 lb).
Nationality(s). Bulgarian.
Satellite type. Earth science.
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Interkosmos 22, more commonly known as Bulgaria 1300 (Bulgarian: Интеркосмос 22-България 1300), was Bulgaria's first artificial satellite. It was named after the 1300th anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian state. It was Bulgaria's first satellite.

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  1. Space satellites