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 Mon, Dec 31st, 2018, 7:00 PM 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
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