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Koronas-Nuklon

Koronas-Nuklon

The Koronas-Nuklon (Coronas-Nukleon) was a planned Russian high-energy particle observatory.

The 750 kg satellite was to be based on the Kanopus bus. It was planned for a 5 year loife time.

The free flying Koronas-Nuklon satellite was cancelled and replaced by an attached Koronas-Nuklon payload on the Resurs-P 2 earth observation satellite.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Science, galactic radiation
Operator:
Contractors: NPO VNIIEM
Equipment:
Configuration: Kanopus bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 750 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Koronas-Nuklon - cancelled