Navigation/Global Positioning Satellite

Glonass-K is part of a series of spacecraft designed for the GLONASS global navigation system developed by the Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems company. This satellite is the 3rd generation in the series.

Name of SatelliteGlonass-K
PurposeNavigation/Global Positioning
ContractorISS Reshetnev
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)974
Class of OrbitMEO
Perigee (km)19 103
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)10
Date of Launch07.07.2022
Launch SitePlesetsk Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1b
COSPAR Number2022-075A
NORAD Number52984

Global Positioning Satellite Glonass-K is guaranteed for 10 years of active use and is characterised by reduced mass, non-hermetic design and other improvements.


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