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Soyuz 2.1b | Kosmos 2565 (Lotos-S1 #7)

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Nov. 30, 2022, 9:10 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Note: Payload identity uncertain. Multiple other military payloads that are not identified may be on board. Lotos-S1 spacecraft is a part of the Liana constellation, designed for orbital electronic intelligence.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Glonass-M No. 61 (Kosmos 2564)

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Nov. 28, 2022, 3:17 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Glonass-M, also known as Uragan-M, are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite weighs 1415 kg, is equipped with 12 L-band antennas, and has an operational lifetime of 7 years.

Medium Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | EKS 6 (Tundra 6) (Kosmos 2563)

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Nov. 2, 2022, 6:48 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.

Elliptical Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1a | Progress MS-21 (82P)

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Oct. 26, 2022, 12:20 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Gonets-M33, Gonets-M34, Gonets-M35 & Skif-D

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation
Oct. 22, 2022, 7:57 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region. Also onboard is the Skif-D demonstration satellite for the planned Russian Sfera LEO communication satellite constellation.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1v/Volga | Kosmos 2561 & Kosmos 2562

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Oct. 21, 2022, 7:20 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Unidentified classified satellites for the Russian military.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | Glonass-K1 No. 17 (Kosmos 2559)

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Oct. 10, 2022, 2:52 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Glonass-K are the third generation of satellite design for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite is unpressurized and weighs 935 kg, and has an operational lifetime of 10 years.

Medium Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-22

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Sept. 21, 2022, 1:54 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-22 carried Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Prokopeyev, Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Frank Rubio to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft suffered a thermal control system depressurization/leak on the ISS on December 15, 2022, possibly due to micrometeor impact. It will land back on Earth without crew and will be replaced by Soyuz MS-23.

Low Earth Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Khayyam & rideshare

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Aug. 9, 2022, 5:52 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Khayyam, also known as Project 505, is a Russian built Earth observation satellite for Iran. The satellite is built by VNIIEM and NPK Barl on a currently unidentified satellite bus, with resolution reaching < 1 m. 16 Russian cubesats from various institutions/universities are also arranged for launch as secondary payload by Aerospace Capital.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Soyuz 2.1v/Volga | Kosmos 2558

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Aug. 1, 2022, 8:25 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Per reports this may be a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.

Polar Orbit
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