Gonets-M12 & 2 x Strela-3 (Kosmos 2467, Kosmos 2468)

Rokot / Briz-KM

Russian Space Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Gonets-M12 & 2 x Strela-3 (Kosmos 2467, Kosmos 2468)

Type: Communications

Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region.

Location

133/3 (133L)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

71 launches have been at this location.

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Rocket

Rokot / Briz-KM

Length: 29 meters
Diameter: 2.5 meters
First Launched: December 4, 2020

The Rokot / Briz-KM rocket has been launched a total of 20 times with 17 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Space Forces

Type: Government
Abbreviation: VKS
Administration: Aleksandr Golovko
Founded: 1992
Launchers:
Spacecraft:
Country: RUS

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

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