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April 2nd, 2018

Russian Military Space Forces Launch Cosmos-2525 Satellite

According to a new report at the Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces website, on March 29, 2018, at 20:38:42 MSK (17:38:42 UTC)  Russian Military Space Forces conducted a successful launch of a Souyz-2.1v launcher from Plesetsk's launch pad No. 4 atlaunch complex No. 43.

The spacecraft was deployed on an almost circular orbit with altitude of about 320 km. and inclination of 96.64 degrees. After deployment, the satellite received an official designation Cosmos-2525. Cosmos-2525 has been described as an experimental imaging satellite EMKA, developed at the VNIIEM corporation. The satellite received international designation 2018-028A and was registered as object 43243.