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Status

Success

Cosmos 2545

Launch Time
Mon Mar 16, 2020 18:28 UTC
Penultimate flight of a Glonass-M satellite. 100th orbital launch of a Soyuz 2 rocket.

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
VKS RF
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 4,150 kN
Payload to GTO: 3,250 kg
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 42.5 m
Fairing Diameter: 3.7 m
Fairing Height: 7.7 m

Mission Details

Cosmos 2545

GLONASS-M, also known as Uragan-M are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used as part of the Russian GLONASS radio-based satellite navigation system. It is an evolution of the previous Uragan (GRAU Index 11F654) second-generation satellites, improving accuracy, increasing power, extending the design life and adding the FDMA L2OF open signal. The last eight Glonass-M spacecraft in production include the new CDMA L3OC open signal.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,415 kg
Medium Earth Orbit

Location

Site 43/4, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Stats

2020

20th orbital launch attempt