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Nadezda-2 was launched by the Cosmos rocket carrier. It carried a navigation system for determining the position of maritime vessels. It also carried apparatus for the international space system for the search and rescue of vessels and aircraft in difficulty.

Alternate Names

  • 20508

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-02-27
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-5 (SKean IRBM) plus Upper Stage
Launch Site: Plesetsk, U.S.S.R
Mass: 825 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)


  • Navigation/Global Positioning

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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