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CSO 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-104A

Description

CSO 2 is an optical reconnaissance satellite for the French military. France’s CSO 2 spy satellite joins CSO 1, an identical craft launched in 2018, to continue replacing the French military’s 1990s- and 2000s-era Helios family of reconnaissance satellites.

Alternate Names

  • CSO2
  • 47305

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-12-29
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-Fregat
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3562 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (France)

Discipline

  • 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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