Rokot / Briz-KM | Geo-IK-2 №11L (Kosmos 2470)

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

Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Rokot / Briz-KM rocket as part of the Geo-IK-2 №11L (Kosmos 2470) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Feb 1st, 2011, 9:00 AM EST from 133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Geo-IK-2 №11L (Kosmos 2470)

Geo-IK-2 is a Russian geodesy mission to deliver precise three-dimensional maps of the Earth’s surface and gravitational data for use in scientific studies and military applications. This satellite was supposed to be the first one of the two-spacecraft system, however it was not delivered to an operational orbit due to upper stage underperformance.

Location

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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Rokot / Briz-KM

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
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