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Strela-2M (11F626)

Strela-2M [ISS Reshetnev]

The Strela-2M satellites were operational versions of the second component of the Strela store-dump communication system. It consisted of larger single satellites.

52 operational Strela-2 satellites were launched on Kosmos-3M boosters from Plesetsk with three of them failing to reach orbit. They were put into low circular orbits at 800 km orbital height.

Strela-2 was used until the mis 1990ies, when it was replaced with the third generation Strela-3 satellites.

Kosmos 2251 (Strela-2M #51) gained notority, when it collided, allready defunct, with the Iridium 33 satellite on 11 February 2009, producing a large number of debris objects in orbit. Both satellites were completely destroyed and more than 600 pieces of debris were tracked.

Nation: USSR / Russia
Type / Application: Military Communication, store dump
Operator:
Contractors: NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki (NPO PM)
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 6 months
Mass: 800 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos (352) (Strela-2M #1) 1970-F05 27.06.1970 Pl LC-132/1 F Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 372 (Strela-2M #2) 1970-086A 16.10.1970 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 407 (Strela-2M #3) 1971-035A 23.04.1971 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 468 (Strela-2M #4) 1971-114A 17.12.1971 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 494 (Strela-2M #5) 1972-043A 23.06.1972 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos (525) (Strela-2M #6) 1972-F06 17.10.1972 Pl LC-132/1 F Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 540 (Strela-2M #7) 1972-104A 25.12.1972 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 614 (Strela-2M #8) 1973-098A 04.12.1973 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 676 (Strela-2M #9) 1974-071A 11.09.1974 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 773 (Strela-2M #10) 1975-094A 30.09.1975 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 783 (Strela-2M #11) 1975-112A 28.11.1975 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 836 (Strela-2M #12) 1976-061A 29.06.1976 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 841 (Strela-2M #13) 1976-069A 15.07.1976 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 858 (Strela-2M #14) 1976-098A 29.09.1976 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 923 (Strela-2M #15) 1977-059A 01.07.1977 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 968 (Strela-2M #16) 1977-119A 16.12.1977 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 990 (Strela-2M #17) 1978-019A 17.02.1978 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1023 (Strela-2M #18) 1978-063A 21.06.1978 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1048 (Strela-2M #19) 1978-105A 16.11.1978 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1110 (Strela-2M #20) 1979-060A 28.06.1979 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1125 (Strela-2M #21) 1979-078A 28.08.1979 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1140 (Strela-2M #22) 1979-089A 11.10.1979 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1190 (Strela-2M #23) 1980-056A 01.07.1980 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1269 (Strela-2M #24) 1981-041A 07.05.1981 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1302 (Strela-2M #25) 1981-084A 28.08.1981 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1331 (Strela-2M #26) 1982-001A 07.01.1982 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1354 (Strela-2M #27) 1982-037A 28.04.1982 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1371 (Strela-2M #28) 1982-051A 01.06.1982 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos (1403) (Strela-2M #29) 1982-F05 30.08.1982 Pl LC-132/2 F Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1420 (Strela-2M #30) 1982-109A 11.11.1982 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1452 (Strela-2M #31) 1983-031A 12.04.1983 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1486 (Strela-2M #32) 1983-079A 03.08.1983 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1503 (Strela-2M #33) 1983-103A 12.10.1983 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1538 (Strela-2M #34) 1984-019A 21.02.1984 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1570 (Strela-2M #35) 1984-056A 08.06.1984 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1624 (Strela-2M #36) 1985-006A 17.01.1985 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1680 (Strela-2M #37) 1985-079A 04.09.1985 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1741 (Strela-2M #38) 1986-030A 17.04.1986 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1763 (Strela-2M #39) 1986-052A 16.07.1986 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1777 (Strela-2M #40) 1986-070A 10.09.1986 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1814 (Strela-2M #41) 1987-006A 21.01.1987 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1850 (Strela-2M #42) 1987-049A 09.06.1987 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1898 (Strela-2M #43) 1987-098A 01.12.1987 Pl LC-133/3. Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1937 (Strela-2M #44) 1988-029A 05.04.1988 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1954 (Strela-2M #45) 1988-053A 21.06.1988 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 1992 (Strela-2M #46) 1989-005A 26.01.1989 Pl LC-132/2 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2056 (Strela-2M #47) 1990-004A 18.01.1990 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2112 (Strela-2M #48) 1990-111A 10.12.1990 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2150 (Strela-2M #49) 1991-041A 11.06.1991 Pl LC-133/3 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2208 (Strela-2M #50) 1992-053A 12.08.1992 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M
Kosmos 2251 (Strela-2M #51) 1993-036A 16.06.1993 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M destroyed in collision with Iridium 33
Kosmos 2298 (Strela-2M #52) 1994-083A 20.12.1994 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M