Rokot / Briz-KM
Geo-IK-2 №12L (Kosmos 2517)

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

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2   |   Video 3

Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Rokot / Briz-KM rocket as part of the Geo-IK-2 №12L (Kosmos 2517) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Sat, Jun 4th, 2016, 9:45 AM from 133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Rokot / Briz-KM and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Geo-IK-2 №12L (Kosmos 2517)

Geo-IK-2 will conduct high precision geodesic measurements to improve our understanding and models of the earth. Using GLONASS for accurate positioning data, the 1400kg satellite will operate in a 1000km polar orbit.

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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