Kosmos 2133 (Russian: Космос 2133 meaning Cosmos 2133) is a Russian US-KMO missile early warning satellite which was launched in 1991 as part of the Russian Space Forces' Oko programme. The satellite is designed to identify missile launches using infrared telescopes.
|Mission type||Early warning|
|Mission duration||5-7 years (estimate)|
4 years (actual)
|Spacecraft type||US-KMO (71Kh6)|
|Launch mass||2,600 kilograms (5,700 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||14 February 1991, 08:31:00 UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur 200/39|
|End of mission|
|Deactivated||9 November 1995|
|Infrared telescope with 1 metre (3 ft 3 in) aperture|
Kosmos 2133 was launched from Site 200/39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Proton-K carrier rocket with a DM-2 upper stage was used to perform the launch, which took place at 08:31 UTC on 14 February 1991. The launch successfully placed the satellite into geostationary orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, and the international designator 1991-010A. The United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 21111.
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- "Cosmos 2133". National Space Science Data Centre. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-04-19.
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