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Cosmos 2503

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-009A

Description

COSMOS 2503 is a Bars-M class electro-optical area surveillance stereoscopic cartography satellite, placed into a Sun-synchronous low Earth orbit. The spacecraft was reportedly carrying an electro-optical camera system called Karat, developed by LOMO (Leningrad Optical Mechanical Association).

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-02-27
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a
    Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown Russia

    Discipline

    • Surveillance and Other Military

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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