COMPASS 2

( launcher details )



COMPASS-2 is a small satellite specifically built to perform search for earthquake precursors in the near Earth environment.
  • Total weight of the satellite is about 80 kg (20 kg - instruments)
  • Expected orbit parameters:
    • Perigee 400-500 km
    • Apogee  620 km
    • Inclination 79

The satellite has been successfully launched by SLBM Shtil (RSM-54) from the submarine "Ekaterinburg" in the Barents Sea.

Shtil BL