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Geo-IK-2 No.12L (Kosmos 2517)

Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Polar Orbit 133/3 (133L) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Geo-IK-2 will conduct high precision geodesic measurements to improve our understanding and models of the earth. Using GLONASS for accurate positioning data, the 1400kg satellite will operate in a 1000km polar orbit.

Rokot/Briz-KM

Family: Rokot
Configuration: Briz-KM

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    29.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    107 T
  • Thrust
    1870 kN
Family
  • Name
    Rokot/Briz-KM
  • Family
    Rokot
  • Variant
    Briz-KM
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Rokot/Briz-KM
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1850 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

(VKO)

Successes: 20 Failures: 2 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

INFO WIKI

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

133/3 (133L)


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