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COSMOS 2502

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COSMOS 2502 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40358
Int'l Code: 2014-086A
Perigee: 904.8 km
Apogee: 920.3 km
Inclination: 67.2 °
Period: 103.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 7283 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: December 25, 2014
Source: Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR) (CIS)
Launch site: PLESETSK MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (PKMTR)

COSMOS 2502 is a satellite to collect intelligence for the Russian government. Russian authorities identified the payload as a communications satellite, but independent observers believe it is the second platform in a new series of spacecraft designed to eavesdrop on radio transmissions. The satellite's orbit is the same type of orbit achieved in a November 2009 launch of a new Lotos S military intelligence spacecraft. The satellite launched Thursday is likely the second Lotos S satellite. The Lotos satellites are part of Russia's Liana intelligence network, which will include new maritime surveillance satellites set for launch in the next few years.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40358U 14086A   17230.99882743 -.00000195  00000-0 -86507-4 0  9999
2 40358  67.1505 292.1951 0010634 224.5085 135.5149 13.96657667135187
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC