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

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

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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