Glonass-M satellite model
|Operator||Russian Aerospace Defence Forces|
|Spacecraft||GLONASS No. 753|
|Launch mass||1,414 kilograms (3,117 lb) |
|Dry mass||250 kg|
|Dimensions||1.3 metres (4 ft 3 in) diameter |
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||May 29, 2016, 08:44UTC|
|Launch site||Plesetsk 43/4|
|Contractor||Russian Aerospace Defence Forces|
|Regime||Medium Earth orbit|
|Semi-major axis||25,508 km (15,850 mi)|
|Perigee altitude||19,159 km (11,905 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||19,101 km (11,869 mi)|
|Epoch||30 January 2017|
This satellite is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 753.
Kosmos 2516 was launched from Site 43/4 at Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. A Soyuz-2-1b carrier rocket with a Fregat upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 08:44 UTC on 29 May 2016. The launch successfully placed the satellite into a Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2016-032A. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 41554.
The satellite is in orbital plane 2, in orbital slot 11. As of January 2017 it remains in operation.