Kosmos 2514

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Kosmos 2514
Glonass-M small. CeBIT 2011 Samstag PD 110.jpg
Glonass-M satellite model
Mission type Navigation
Operator Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
COSPAR ID 2016-008A[1]
SATCAT no. 41330[1]
Website GLONASS status
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft GLONASS No. 751
Spacecraft type Uragan-M
Manufacturer Reshetnev ISS[2]
Launch mass 1,414 kilograms (3,117 lb) [2]
Dry mass 250 kg[2]
Dimensions 1.3 metres (4 ft 3 in) diameter [2]
Start of mission
Launch date February 7, 2016, 00:21 (2016-02-07UTC00:21Z) UTC
Rocket Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat [2][3]
Launch site Plesetsk 43/4
Contractor Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Medium Earth orbit
Semi-major axis 25,508 km (15,850 mi)[1]
Eccentricity 0.0010[1]
Perigee 19,164 km (11,908 mi)[1]
Apogee 19,111 km (11,875 mi)[1]
Inclination 64.81 degrees[1]
Period 675.7 minutes[1]
Epoch 12 March 2016

Kosmos 2514 (Russian: Космос 2514 meaning Space 2514) is a Russian military satellite launched in 2016 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system.

This satellite is a GLONASS-M satellite, also known as Uragan-M, and is numbered Uragan-M No. 751.[3]

Kosmos 2514 was launched from Site 43/4 at Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. A Soyuz-2-1b carrier rocket with a Fregat upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 00:21 UTC on 7 February 2016. The launch successfully placed the satellite into a Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2016-008A. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 41330.[1]

The satellite is in orbital plane 3, in orbital slot 17.[4] As of March 2016 it remains in operation.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "LIVE REAL TIME SATELLITE TRACKING AND PREDICTIONS: COSMOS 2514 (GLONASS)". n2yo.com. Retrieved March 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Anatoly Zak. "GLONASS network". RussiaSpaceWeb.com. Retrieved March 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Stephen Clark (February 7, 2016). "Glonass navigation system reinforced by Soyuz launch". Spaceflight Now. Retrieved March 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ "GLONASS constellation status, 13.03.2016". Information-analytical centre, Korolyov, Russia. March 13, 2016. Archived from the original on May 4, 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2016.