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Gonets M 17

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-068A

Description

Gonets-M are upgraded versions of the Gonets satellites, a civilian derivate of the military Strela-3 satellite system. They are operated in the Gonets-D1M constellation. The Gonets system was offered to support international health organizations to meet their global communications needs for the transfer of medical data and records to remote sites.

Alternate Names

  • GonetsM17
  • 46486

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-09-28
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 280 kg

Funding Agency

  • Russian Space Agency (Russia)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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