CHAMP & MITA

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit 132/1 (132L) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

CHAMP (Challenging Mini-Satellite Payload) is a German small satellite mission for geoscientific and atmospheric research and applications, managed by GFZ. MITA carries the payload NINA-2 for the study of solar and galactic cosmic rays. The detector used in this mission is identical to the one already flying on the Russian satellite Resurs-O1 4 in a 840 km sunsynchronous orbit, but makes use of the extensive computer and telemetry capabilities of MITA bus to improve the active data acquisition time.

Kosmos-3M

Family:
Configuration: -3M

N/A

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Kosmos-3M
  • Family
  • Variant
    -3M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Kosmos-3M (11K65M)
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Russian Space Forces

Russian Space Forces

(VKS)

Commander: Aleksandr Golovko Founded: 1992 Successes: 131 Failures: 8 Pending: 3

Agency Type:

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

WIKI

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

132/1 (132L)


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