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Cosmos 2544

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-088A

Description

GLONASS (Globalnaya Navigationnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema, Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System) is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the American GPS system, which consists of Uragan spacecraft. The operational system contains 21 satellites in 3 orbital planes, with 3 on-orbit spares. GLONASS provides 100 meters accuracy with its C/A (deliberately degraded) signals and 10-20 meter accuracy with its P (military) signals.

Alternate Names

  • 44850
  • Cosmos2544

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2019-12-11
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 1415 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)

Discipline

  • Navigation/Global Positioning

Additional Information

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

 
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