World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Kosmos 2396

Article Id: WHEBN0039317842
Reproduction Date:

Title: Kosmos 2396  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kosmos 2394, 2002 in spaceflight, Kosmos 2395, List of GLONASS satellites, GLONASS
Collection: 2002 in Russia, Kosmos Satellites, Spacecraft Launched by Proton Rockets, Spacecraft Launched in 2002
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Kosmos 2396

Kosmos 2396
Mission type Navigation
Operator Russian Space Forces
COSPAR ID 2002-060B[1]
SATCAT № 27618[1]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft GC 793
Spacecraft type Uragan
Manufacturer Reshetnev ISS
Start of mission
Launch date December 25, 2002, 07:37 (2002-12-25T07:37Z) UTC
Rocket Proton-K/DM-2M[1]
Launch site Baikonur 81/23
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Medium Earth orbit[2]

Kosmos 2396 (Russian: Космос 2396 meaning Cosmos 2396) is one of a set of three Russian military satellites launched in 2002 as part of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. It was launched with Kosmos 2394 and Kosmos 2395.

This satellite is a GLONASS satellite, also known as Uragan, and is numbered Uragan No. 793.[1]

Kosmos 2394/5/6 were launched from Site 81/23 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-K carrier rocket with a Blok DM upper stage was used to perform the launch which took place at 07:37 UTC on 25 December 2002. The launch successfully placed the satellites into Medium Earth orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 2002-060B. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 27618.[1]

It was in the third orbital plane in orbital slot 20. It is no longer part of the GLONASS constellation.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.