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

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

Launch Status

Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Rokot/Briz-KM rocket as part of the Geo-IK-2 No.12L (Kosmos 2517) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Sat, Jun 4th, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT 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.


Geo-IK-2 No.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.


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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces


Rokot / Briz-KM

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces