( 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 -
- Expected orbit parameters:
- Perigee 400-500 km
- Apogee 620 km
- Inclination 79œ
The satellite has been successfully
launched by SLBM Shtil (RSM-54) from the submarine "Ekaterinburg"
in the Barents Sea.
667BDRM (Delta IV) submarine
||SLBM R29RM/RSM-54 ( NATO
SS-N-23 "Skiff" )
Total weight: 40,3 t
Warhead weight: 2,8 t (4 -10 individually targeted warheads)
Targeting precision: 500m
Shtil 1 is based on
R29-RM(RSM-54) and is capable of placing a payload
of up to 100 kg into the low Earth orbit.
Shtil 1 is the launcher that was used to place first satellite into
orbit by an SLBM. It was launched from the submerged position.