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Mozhayets 5 (RS 25)

Mozhayets-5 [Khrunichev]

Mozhaets-5 is an experimental satellite built partly by students at the Mozhaiskiy military academy and is carrying a laser communications experiment.

Mozhaets-5 was built on a spacecraft bus donated by NPO Polyot. It was to test long distance optical and Laser communications systems.

Mozhayets 5 failed to separate from the launch vehicle and controllers haven't established communications with it.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Laser communication, Amateur communication
Operator: Mozhaisky military academy
Contractors: NPO Polyot (bus), Mozhaisky military academy
Equipment:
Configuration: ?
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 683 km × 712 km, 98.18
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Mozhayets 5 (RS 25) 2005-043G 27.10.2005 Pl LC-132/1 P Kosmos-3M with TopSat 1, China-DMC+4, Sina 1, SSETI-Express, UWE 1, XI 5, Ncube 2, Rubin 5-ASOLANT

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