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Cosmos 2280



Cosmos 2280 was a Russian digital photo surveillance satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Soyuz-U2 rocket. It remained in orbit for 316 days.

Alternate Names

  • 23095
  • Cosmos2280

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-04-28
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 6600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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