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Bars
Believed to be a new-generation electro-optical reconnaisance satellite based on a heavily modified Yantar bus. Placed in sun synchronous orbits.

Status: Operational 2015. First Launch: 2015-02-27. Last Launch: 2015-02-27. Number: 1 .

Family: Surveillance. Launch Vehicles: R-7, Soyuz-2-1A. Launch Sites: Plesetsk LC43/4. More at: 6380, 12146.



2015 February 27 - . 11:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC43/4. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2-1A.
  • Cosmos 2503 - . Payload: COSMOS 2503. Mass: 4,000 kg (8,800 lb). Nation: Russia. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Bars. Spacecraft: Bars. USAF Sat Cat: 40420 . COSPAR: 2015-009A. Apogee: 577 km (358 mi). Perigee: 566 km (351 mi). Inclination: 97.6700 deg. Period: 96.09 min. Believed to be a new-generation electro-optical reconnaisance satellite based on a heavily modified Yantar bus. Sun synchronous orbit; 0245 GMT local time of the descending node..


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