Rokot / Briz-KM | Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M

July 31, 2019 00:00:00 UTC

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Gonets-M24, Gonets-M25, Gonets-M26 & 2 x Blits-M
for Communications
Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region. Gonets-M satellites share the ride with the Blits-M microsatellite, which is a geodesic satellite tasked with determining precise orbit parameters for GLONASS satellites.