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Kosmos 2413 (Russian: Космос 2413 meaning Cosmos 2413) 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 2412. NORAD apparently call this satellite Kosmos 2411, and instead call Kosmos 2411 Kosmos 2413.[4]

Kosmos 2413
Mission typeNavigation
OperatorRussian Space Forces
COSPAR ID2004-053B[1]
SATCAT no.28509[1]
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftGC 712
Spacecraft typeUragan-M
ManufacturerReshetnev ISS [2]
Launch mass1,415 kilograms (3,120 lb) [2]
Dimensions1.3 metres (4 ft 3 in) diameter [2]
Power1,540 Watts[2]
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[3]
 

This satellite is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 712.[1]

Kosmos 2411/2/3 were launched from Site 200/39 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 2004-053B. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 28509.[1]

It is in the first orbital plane in orbital slot 17. It is part of the orbital reserve. It started operation on 7 October 2005 and ended on 22 November 2012.[4][5]

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  1. ^ a b c d e McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Glonass-M spacecrafts launch (Kosmos-2464, -2465, -2466)". TsENKI. n.d. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
  3. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Satellite Catalog". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Glonass". Russian Forces. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-03.
  5. ^ "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.