Glonass navigation satellite is launched by Soyuz

by | Jun 16, 2014 | commercial launch services, Russia, Satellites, Seradata News, Soyuz | 0 comments

Cosmos 2500, a Glonass M navigation satellite was successfully launched by a Soyuz 2-1B/Fregat M rocket at 1716 GMT on 14 June 2014.  The launch took place from the Plesetsk launch site in Northern Russia.  Apart from normal Glonass transmitters, the spacecraft is also carrying a demonstration payload for transmissions in the L3 Band.

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