Kosmos 2412

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Kosmos 2412
Mission type Navigation
Operator Russian Space Forces
COSPAR ID 2004-053C[1]
SATCAT № 28510[1]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft GC 797
Spacecraft type Uragan
Manufacturer Reshetnev ISS
Start of mission
Launch date December 26, 2004, 13:53 (2004-12-26UTC13:53Z) UTC
Rocket Proton-K/DM-2[1]
Launch site Baikonur 200/39
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Medium Earth orbit[2]

Kosmos 2412 (Russian: Космос 2412 meaning Cosmos 2412) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2004 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2411 and Kosmos 2413.

This satellite is a GLONASS satellite, also known as Uragan, and is numbered Uragan No. 797.[1]

Kosmos 2411/2/3 were launched from Site 20/39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-K carrier rocket with a Blok DM upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 13:53 UTC on 26 December 2004. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2004-053C. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 28510.[1]

It was in the first orbital plane in orbital slot 8. It is no longer part of the GLONASS constellation.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Glonass". Russian Forces. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
  4. ^ "GLONASS constellation status, 03.05.2013". Information-analytical centre, Korolyov, Russia. 2013-05-03. Retrieved 2013-05-03.