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Cosmos 2529

NSSDCA ID: 2018-086A


The Glonass/Uragan system, like its US equivalent GPS, is actually a military spacecraft constellation but whose navigation timing signals have extensive civilian applications. As such the GLONASS M-57 spacecraft was given the military designation Cosmos 2529 (Kosmos 2529). The spacecraft was put into a Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) of circa 19,163 x 19,122 km at an inclination of 64.8 degrees relative to the equator.

Alternate Names

  • 43687
  • Cosmos2529

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-11-03
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 1415 kg

Funding Agency

  • Russian Space Agency (Russia)


  • 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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