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Cosmos 2495



Military imaging reconnaissance satellite, sometimes referred to as 'Yantar', with manoeuvring engine to maintain its orbit. Will drop off two containers of exposed film at different points during the mission for retro-fire and recovery.

Alternate Names

  • 39732
  • Cosmos2495
  • Yantar

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-05-06
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 6700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Other

Additional Information

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

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