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Mozhayets 3

Also called RS 20


Designation 27560 / 02054B
Launch date 28 Nov 2002
Country of origin CIS
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 681/742 km
Inclination 98.2°
Period 98.5 min
Launch vehicle Cosmos C

Successor to the Zeya and RS 15 satellites.

Aimed to test equipment for the Glonass system. Will also study the influence of radiations on electronic systems. Has an amateur radio payload.

Payload built by the students of the Mozhaisky military academy.

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data


Prime contractor NPO PM
Platform Strela-1
Mass at launch 64 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Downlink freq.: 145.818 & 435.319 MHz

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