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US-PM 7

Tsiklon-2

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission


US-PM 7

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $12,000,000

US-PM (Upravlenniye Sputnik Passivny Modifikirovanny) (also reported as US-PU) was a solar powered improved EORSAT (Electronic Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite). It used an passive ELINT devices to track naval vessels from space by registering their electronic emmissions.

Location


90/20

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

90/20 has witnessed the launch of 23 rockets, including 23 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

90/20

Rocket


Yuzhnoye Design Bureau Tsiklon-2

The Tsyklon-2 (cyclone-2), also known as Tsiklon-2 and Tsyklon-M, GRAU index 11K69, was a Ukrainian, previously Soviet orbital carrier rocket used from the 1960s to the late 2000s.

Agency


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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