LAUNCH CENTER

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Sun Nov 30 2014
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Glonass-K1 (Kosmos 2501)

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 30, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST

(November 30, 2014 at 9:52 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 30, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST

(November 30, 2014 at 9:52 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 30, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST

(November 30, 2014 at 9:52 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • Glonass-K are the third generation of satellite design for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite is unpressurized and weighs 935 kg, and has an operational lifetime of 10 years.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

    Pad

    43/4 (43R)