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Cosmos 2572



The Cosmos 2572 satellite is reportedly a new electro-optical reconnaissance satellite designed as a successor to the Persona (Kvarts) satellites.

Reportedly Cosmos 2572 will feature a significant improvement over the capabilities of its predecessors, including a new high-speed secure radio channel.

Cosmos 2572 features a LOMO-built optical system. The third satellite will be the first to carry a new 2 meter mirror optics that will be built by the Zverev factory in Krasnogorsk.

Alternate Names

  • 58435
  • Cosmos2572
  • Razdan 1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-11-25
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Russian Space Forces (Russia)


  • Other

Additional Information

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

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