Soyuz-2.1B • Glonass-M

Next Glonass-M satellite launch in 2016 from Plesetsk cosmodrome. It will be very similar launch to this from February 7, 2016 - Soyuz-2.1B again will be equipped in Fregat-M upper stage. Glonass-M is made by NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki (present name is Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems) and is equipped with L band transponder and cesium clocks and powered by two deployable solar arrays. It will be positioned on orbit of 19100 km × 19100 km with inclination at 64.8° and remain in space for at least 7 years. Glonass-M series is predecessor of Glonass-K1 and Glonass-K2 satellite.