Earth Observation Satellite

Neitron No.1 (Cosmos 2553) is a Russian military reconnaissance satellite designed to conduct optical reconnaissance on the ground, as well as to take photographs of satellites in orbit.

Name of SatelliteNeitron No.1 (Cosmos 2553)
PurposeEarth Observation
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)2 000
Class of OrbitMEO
Perigee (km)1 992
Date of Launch05.02.2022
Launch SitePlesetsk Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz 2.1a
COSPAR Number2022-011A
NORAD Number51511

Cosmos 2553 is a Russian Earth Observation Satellite launched on 5 February 2022 by the Russian Air and Space Forces. Cosmos 2553 was delivered into orbit by a Soyuz-2.1a rocket using a Fregat launch vehicle.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here