|Operator||Russian Space Forces|
|COSPAR ID||2003-056A |
|SATCAT no.||28112 |
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||December 10, 2003, 17:42UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 81/24|
|Regime||Medium Earth orbit |
Kosmos 2404 (Russian: Космос 2404 meaning Cosmos 2404) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2003 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2402 and Kosmos 2403.
Kosmos 2402 / 2403 / 2404 were launched from Site 81/24 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-K carrier rocket with a Blok DM upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 17:42 UTC on 10 December 2003. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the International Designator 2003-056A. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 28112.