Yamal-200 Spacecraft

Destination Communications geostationary s/c
Launch date 24.11.2003
Mission duration 2003-2015
Onboard instruments developed at the Optico-physical department Onboard each of two Yamal-200s/c there are two BOKZ-U star trackers. Star trackers destination – gyro astrocorrection.
Since 2005 star trackers have been used for permanent control of the s/c angular position
Comments BOKZ-U is a transition model of star tracker. The tracker's construction is unified and is applicable for both creation of a fully autonomous device and as a remote optical head.