Kosmos 2445

Summary

Cosmos-2445
Mission typeImaging technology
OperatorRoscosmos State Corporation
COSPAR ID2008-058A
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Mission duration102 Days
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeYantar-4K2M
ManufacturerProgress Rocket Space Centre
Start of mission
Launch dateNovember 14, 2008
RocketSoyuz-U
Launch sitePlesetsk Cosmodrome
ContractorRoscosmos State Corporation
End of mission
Last contactFebruary 23, 2009
Decay dateFebruary 23, 2009
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth
Perigee altitude183 KM
Apogee altitude340 KM
Inclination67.18°
 

Cosmos-2445 was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Soyuz-U rocket on November 14, 2008.[1] It is an optical reconnaissance Spacecraft of the Yantar-4K2M class. It re-entered on February 23, 2009 after 102 days in space[2] It broke into two fragments that burned up later on in the re-entry sequence.

See also

References

  1. ^ astropl "Soyuz-U launch with Kosmos-2445 satellite""NASA Spaceflight Forum", 11-14-08
  2. ^ "Cosmos-2445 completed its mission""Russian strategic nuclear forces", 02-23-09