3 x Glonass-M (Kosmos 2475, Kosmos 2476, Kosmos 2477)

Proton-M Briz-M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission

3 x Glonass-M (Kosmos 2475, Kosmos 2476, Kosmos 2477)

Type: Navigation

Glonass-M, also known as Uragan-M, are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite weighs 1415 kg, is equipped with 12 L-band antennas, and has an operational lifetime of 7 years.

Location

81/24 (81P)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

465 launches have been at this location.

81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M

Length: 53 meters
Diameter: 7.4 meters
First Launched: December 8, 2020

The Proton-M Briz-M rocket has been launched a total of 43 times with 40 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Type: Government
Abbreviation: KhSC
Administration: Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy
Founded: 1916
Launchers: Proton | Rokot
Spacecraft:
Country: RUS

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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