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Cosmos 2442

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2008-046A

Description

Glonass 724, Glonass 725, and Glonass 726 are the latest additions to the fleet, that were launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 08:49 UT on 25 September 2008. Including these three, the fleet consists of 19 craft, to be augmented to 30 by 2011. (Eighteen craft are minimum needed to cover Russia, and 24 to cover the world.)

Alternate Names

  • 33378
  • Cosmos2442
  • Glonass 724

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-09-25
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

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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