LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Sep 08 2010
Russian Space Forces

Gonets-M12 & 2 x Strela-3 (Kosmos 2467, Kosmos 2468)

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

September 7, 2010 at 11:30 PM EDT

(September 8, 2010 at 3:30 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

September 7, 2010 at 11:30 PM EDT

(September 8, 2010 at 3:30 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

September 7, 2010 at 11:30 PM EDT

(September 8, 2010 at 3:30 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

    Pad

    133/3 (133L)