KYuA 1 sphere in payload stack
The russian KYuA 1 satellite is a radar calibration spheres, which was launched on the second flight of the Soyuz-2-1v Volga launch vehicle.
The KYuA 1 radar calibration sphere is to be used for radar tests by the Almaz-Antey company, a developer of anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems.
KYuA 1 was successfully launched and received the designation Kosmos 2512. While the prime payload failed to separate from the launch vehicles upper stage, KYuA 1 was successfully deployed into orbit.
|Type / Application:||Radar calibration|
|Kosmos 2512 (KYuA 1)||2015-071B||05.12.2015||Pl LC-43/4||Soyuz-2-1v Volga||with Kosmos 2511 (Kanopus-ST 1)|
|KYuA 2||-||?||with ?|