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Meridian 2



Meridian 2 is a Russian military communications satellite launched on a Soyuz 2-1a rocket with a Fregat upper stage from Plesetsk at 21:53 UT on 20 May 2009.

Alternate Names

  • Meridian2
  • 35008

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-05-20
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 2
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Communications
  • 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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