World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Kosmos 2477

Article Id: WHEBN0037357706
Reproduction Date:

Title: Kosmos 2477  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kosmos 2475, Kosmos 2476, 2011 in spaceflight, Kosmos 2474, Kosmos 2478
Collection: Kosmos Satellites, Spacecraft Launched by Proton Rockets, Spacecraft Launched in 2011
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Kosmos 2477

Kosmos 2477
Mission type Navigation
Operator Russian Space Forces
COSPAR ID 2011-064B[1][2]
SATCAT № 37868[1][2]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft GC 745
Spacecraft type Uragan-M
Manufacturer Reshetnev ISS [3]
Launch mass 1,415 kilograms (3,120 lb) [3]
Dimensions 1.3 metres (4 ft 3 in) diameter [3]
Power 1,540 watts[3]
Start of mission
Launch date November 4, 2011, 16:51 (2011-11-04T16:51Z) UTC
Rocket Proton-M/Briz-M[3]
Launch site Baikonur 81/24
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Medium Earth orbit[4]
Semi-major axis 25,476 kilometres (15,830 mi)[1]
Eccentricity 0.0031[1]
Perigee 19,018 kilometres (11,817 mi)[1]
Apogee 19,178 kilometres (11,917 mi)[1]
Inclination 64.78 degrees[1]
Period 674.47 minutes[1]

Kosmos 2477 (Russian: Космос 2477 meaning Cosmos 2477) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2011 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2475 and Kosmos 2476.

This satellites is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 745.[1][5]

Kosmos 2475/6/7 were launched from Site 81/24 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-M carrier rocket with a Briz-M upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 16:51 UTC on 4 November 2011.[6] The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2011-064B. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 37868.[1][5]

It is in the first orbital plane of the GLONASS constellation, in orbital slot 7. It started operations on 18 December 2011.[6][7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "2011-064". Zarya. n.d. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Glonass". Russian Forces. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Glonass-M spacecraft launch". TsENKI. n.d. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  4. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Successful launch of three Glonass-M satellites". Russian Forces. 2011-11-04. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  7. ^ "GLONASS constellation status, 03.05.2013". Information-analytical centre, Korolyov, Russia. 2013-05-03. Retrieved 2013-05-03. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.