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Cosmos 2380

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-053C

Description

Cosmos 2380, 2381, and 2382 are the latest trio to join the current Russian fleet of GLONASS satellites. They were launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 18:00 UT on 1 December 2001. These Cosmos series spacecraft have another model name also; two of them called Uragan class and the third an enhanced Uragan-M class. According to some reports, the nominally complete fleet of 24 have now only nine fully functional spacecraft. The latest trio has been placed in Plane-1.

Alternate Names

  • 26989
  • Glonass 790
  • Cosmos2380

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-12-01
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • 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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