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Geo-IK 2

Also called Cosmos 2470 or Mousson 2


Designation 37362 / 11005A
Launch date 1 Feb 2011
Country of origin CIS
Mission Scientific: geodetic survey ( Geo-IK)
Perigee/Apogee 320 / 1040 km
Launch vehicle Rokot #20

Equipped with a Thales Alenia Space altimeter. 1400 kg mass at launch.

End of life

Out of service 1 Feb 2011
Cause Was placed in a wrong orbit by Rokot in 320 x 1040 km. Declared a total loss after landing in the wrong orbit (launch failure).
Decay yes

External resources

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n2yo.com tracking

Technical data


Prime contractor JSC
Platform Express-1000
Mass at launch 935 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Carries the Sadko-2 radio altimeter built by Thales Alenia Space. Operates in C- and Ku-band.

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