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Cosmos 2550

Also called Pion NKS No 901


Designation 48865 / 21056A
Launch date 25 Jun 2021
Country of origin CIS
Mission Military: electronic reconnaissance (Pion-NKS)
Perigee/Apogee 470 km
Inclination 67.1°
Period 93.9 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #93

First launch of a Pion-NKS satellite, and the sixth for the Liana surveillance system, which also comprises Lotos-S satellites. Said to be used to monitor ship activities.
Probably around 6500 kg at launch

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