Kosmos 2432

Summary

Kosmos 2432 (Russian: Космос 2432 meaning Cosmos 2432) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2007 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2431 and Kosmos 2433.

Kosmos 2432
Mission typeNavigation
OperatorRussian Space Forces
COSPAR ID2007-052B[1]
SATCAT no.32276[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftGC 719
Spacecraft typeUragan-M
ManufacturerReshetnev ISS[2]
Launch mass1415 kg[2]
Dimensions1.3 m diameter[2]
Power1540 watts[2]
Start of mission
Launch dateOctober 26, 2007, 07:35 (2007-10-26UTC07:35Z) UTC
RocketProton-K/DM-2[1]
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 81/24
Entered service27 November 2007
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeMedium Earth orbit[3]
Slot20
 

This satellite is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 719.[1]

Kosmos 2431 / 2432 / 2433 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 07:35 UTC on 26 October 2007. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the International Designator 2007-052B. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 32276.[1]

It is part of the GLONASS constellation, in the third plane, orbital slot 20. It started operation on 27 November 2007.[4]·[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d Testoyedov, Nikolay (2015-05-18). "Space Navigation in Russia: History of Development" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2015-07-15.
  3. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Glonass". Russian Forces. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  5. ^ "GLONASS constellation status, 03.05.2013". Information-analytical centre, Korolyov, Russia. 2013-05-03. Archived from the original on 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2013-05-03.