Satellite US-KS Oko 87 (Cosmos-2422) of Ministry of Defense

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names US-KS Oko 87 (Cosmos-2422)
Country of Operator/Owner Russia
Operator/Owner Ministry of Defense
Users Military
Purpose Early Warning
Class of Orbit Elliptical
Type of Orbit Molniya
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 542
Apogee (km) 39807
Eccentricity 0.73960707491194
Inclination (degrees) 62.8
Period (minutes) 717.66
Launch Mass (kg.) 2400
Dry Mass (kg.) 1250
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 21-07-2006
Expected Lifetime
Contractor NPO Lovochkin
Country of Contractor Russia
Launch Site Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Molniya M
COSPAR Number 2006-030A
NORAD Number 29260
Comments Russian early-warning system.


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