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.
|Type / Application:||Laser communication, Amateur communication|
|Operator:||Mozhaisky military academy|
|Contractors:||NPO Polyot (bus), Mozhaisky military academy|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||683 km × 712 km, 98.18°|
|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|
Further RS (Radio Sputnik) missions: