Kosmos 2557 -GLONASS Satellite

GLONASS (Globalnaya Navigationnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema, Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System) is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the American GPS system, which consists of Uragan spacecraft. The operational system contains 21 satellites in 3 orbital planes, with 3 on-orbit spares. GLONASS provides 100 meters accuracy with its C/A (deliberately degraded) signals and 10-20 meter accuracy with its P (military) signals.

Constellation Information

Satellite Information

NameKosmos 2557
OrganizationGLONASS
CountryRussia
ContinentAsia
TypeSatellite
Launch DateJuly 07, 2022
Launch SitePlesetsk Site, Russia
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1b Fregat-M
Orbital PlaneIII
StatusOperational