Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Glonass-M No. 60

AGENCY Russian Space Forces
ROCKET Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
LOCATION Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
DAY Mon Mar 16 2020
TIME 6:28:10 PM
MISSION Glonass-M No. 60
Glonass-M, also known as Uragan-M, are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite weighs 1415 kg, is equipped with 12 L-band antennas, and has an operational lifetime of 7 years.

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