|Operator||Russian Space Forces|
|COSPAR ID||2007-065A |
|SATCAT no.||32393 |
|Manufacturer||Reshetnev ISS |
|Launch mass||1415 kg |
|Dimensions||1.3 m diameter |
|Power||1540 watts |
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||December 25, 2007, 19:32UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Site 81/24|
|Entered service||8 February 2008|
|Regime||Medium Earth orbit |
Kosmos 2434 (Russian: Космос 2434 meaning Cosmos 2434) 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 2435 and Kosmos 2436.
This satellite is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 721.
Kosmos 2434 / 2435 / 2436 were launched from Site 81/24 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-M carrier rocket with a Blok DM upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 19:32 UTC on 25 December 2007. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the International Designator 2007-065A. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 32393.