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Kosmos 2412 (Russian: Космос 2412 meaning Cosmos 2412) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2004 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2411 and Kosmos 2413.

Kosmos 2412
Mission typeNavigation
OperatorRussian Space Forces
COSPAR ID2004-053C[1]
SATCAT no.28510[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftGC 797
Spacecraft typeUragan
ManufacturerReshetnev ISS
Start of mission
Launch dateDecember 26, 2004, 13:53 (2004-12-26UTC13:53Z) UTC
RocketProton-K/DM-2[1]
Launch siteBaikonur 200/39
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeMedium Earth orbit[2]
 

This satellite is a GLONASS satellite, also known as Uragan, and is numbered Uragan No. 797.[1]

Kosmos 2411/2/3 were launched from Site 20/39 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 13:53 UTC on 26 December 2004. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2004-053C. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 28510.[1]

It was in the first orbital plane in orbital slot 8. It is no longer part of the GLONASS constellation.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c d e McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Glonass". Russian Forces. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  4. ^ "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.