Number "tree" (Bulgarian statue)
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"Statue" in Bulgaria : Intercosmos 22, more commonly known as Bulgaria 1300 (Bulgarian: Ð˜Ð½Ñ‚ÐµÑ€ÐºÐ¾ÑÐ¼Ð¾Ñ 22-Ð‘ÑŠÐ»Ð³Ð°Ñ€Ð¸Ñ 1300), is the first artificial satellite of Bulgaria.
The satellite was developed by the Bulgarian Space Agency around the "Meteor" bus, provided by the Soviet Union as part of the Intercosmos program. Assembly took place in Bulgaria, and the spacecraft was launched from Plesetsk in 13:35 local time on 7 August, 1981. During that same year the Bulgarian government organized a massive celebration to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the country's founding !
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