Three Cosmos ‘Rodnik’ store-forward comsats launched by Rockot flying from Plesetsk

by | Sep 25, 2015 | Launches, Military space, Russia, Satellites, Seradata News | 0 comments

Three Russian military store-forward communications satellites, COSMOS 2507-2509, were successfully launched into orbit from the Plesetsk launch site in Northern Russia on a Rockot/Breeze KM launch vehicle at 2200 GMT on 23 September 2015.  The three satellites use the STRELA-3M/RODNIK-S (14F132) bus design manufactured by RSS Reshetnev and are used as store/forward communications satellites, mainly used by the intelligence community.

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