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Fregat/IRIS

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-049C

Description

Fregat/IRIS, a Russian technology demonstration satellite, was launched as a secondary payload on a Soyuz 2-1b rocket from Baikonur on 17 September 2009 at 15:55 UT. IRIS (Inflatable and Rigidizable Structure) consists of two inflatable panels mounted on the Fregat upper stage.

Alternate Names

  • 35867

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-09-17
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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