( launcher )
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 from the submarine "Ekaterinburg"
in the Barents Sea.