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Program: Geo-IK

Russian geodesy program. It is probably military aimed, to provide precise localisation of military targets for ICBM/IRBM attacks.

The satellites of this series are based on the Musson bus (see Parus for details). The satellites are all named in the Cosmos program both the most recent one.

Technical data

Specifications Geo-IK (old series)

Prime contractor  
Platform Musson bus
Mass at launch  
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
Stabilization Gravity gradient
DC power  
Design lifetime  

These satellites transmit broadband PCM-FM signals on 150.3 MHz and a CW carrier on 400.8 MHz

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