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COSMOS 2501 (GLONASS)

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COSMOS 2501 (GLONASS) is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40315
Int'l Code: 2014-075A
Perigee: 19,095.0 km
Apogee: 19,179.7 km
Inclination: 64.3 °
Period: 675.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 25508 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 30, 2014
Source: Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR) (CIS)
Launch site: PLESETSK MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (PKMTR)
SV: 702K

COSMOS 2501 is the second craft in a series of upgraded Glonass K satellites designed to last longer, transmit more navigation signals, and launch on smaller rockets. Like the first Glonass K spacecraft, which launched in February 2011, the second satellite will demonstrate new technologies that Russia plans to incorporate in the future operational Glonass navigation system. The Glonass K satellite is expected to operate for 10 years—an improvement from the seven-year design life of previous satellites—and features five navigation channels, including a new civilian L-band signal. The new craft are lighter, generate more electrical power, and are based on an unpressurized Express 1000K bus built by ISS Reshetnev."
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40315U 14075A   17322.64930911 -.00000042  00000-0  00000+0 0  9994
2 40315  64.3317 299.9234 0016601 213.5583 242.9963  2.13098531 23101
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC