Russia launches Cosmos 2480 military reconnaissance satellite

by | May 17, 2012 | Seradata News | 0 comments

The Russian military spacecraft designated Cosmos 2480 was successfully launched at 1405 GMT on 17 May by a Soyuz U launch vehicle flying from the Plesetsk launch site in Northern Russia.  The spacecraft is believed to be a Yantar-4K2M (Kobalt M) class military reconnaissance satellite.

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