Author Topic: Glonass-K1 - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-M – Plesetsk 43/4 - Nov 30 2014 (2152UTC)  (Read 28902 times)

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Some launch photos will be much appreciated....although I'll use a generic "cold, dark and snowy" one for the interim ;)

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Spacecraft separation occurred as scheduled at 01:25 UTC: http://ria.ru/space/20141201/1035894578.html
Chinese spaceflight is a cosmic riddle wrapped in a galactic mystery inside an orbital enigma... - (not) Winston Churchill

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A rare look of the Soyuz rocket rolling out to the launch pad at Plesetsk:



And the launch itself:



Also see more photos here: http://function.mil.ru/news_page/country/more.htm?id=12002187  8)
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Will there be a live stream of this launch?

Nope. ;)

Anyone knows which slot this sat is heading to?

According to http://glonass-iac.ru/GLONASS/ it will be placed at slot no. 9 on orbital plane II.
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First object catalogued by USSTRATCOM

2014-075A/40315 in 19103 x 19178 km x 64.82°

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"Глонасс-К" № 702 (Космос-2502)
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"Глонасс-К" № 702 (Космос-2502)
(source: http://www.sdcm.ru/smglo/news?version=rus&repdate&site=extern via jcm)

I was told that in the near future GLONASS-K 12L will be Kosmos-2501.

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"Глонасс-К" № 702 (Космос-2502)
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I was told that in the near future GLONASS-K 12L will be Kosmos-2501.

I can confirm that this satellite is Cosmos 2502.

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According to GLONASS System Control Centre: SC Glonass-K #702 (orbital slot 9) was included into GLONASS operational constellation at 21:30 MT (UTC+3) 15.02.2016
https://www.glonass-iac.ru/en/content/news/?ELEMENT_ID=1563

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