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Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & Blits-M

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region. Gonets-M satellites share the ride with the Blits-M microsatellite, which is a geodesic satellite tasked with determining precise orbit parameters for GLONASS satellites.

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: 28 Failures: 3 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

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