Rokot / Briz-KM
Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M

Rokot / Briz-KM | Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M

Russian Space Forces launch of a Rokot / Briz-KM Rocket

TBD

Russian Space Forces is scheduled to launch a Rokot / Briz-KM rocket as part of the Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Sun, Jul 14th, 2019, 8:00 PM EDT from 133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M

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.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Rokot / Briz-KM

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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