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Запуск ракеты-носителя "Союз-2.1а" с космодрома Байконур 14.07.17

14 июля 2017 года в 9:36 по московскому времени состоялся запуск с космодрома Байконур ракеты-носителя (РН) "Союз-2.1а" с космическим аппаратом "Канопус-В-ИК...

Пуск РКН «Союз-2.1а» (сборник HD)

Сборник видео пуска РКН «Союз-2.1а» с КА «Канопус-В-ИК» и 72 малыми спутниками. 7 точек съемки. Запуск космических аппаратов состоялся 14 июля 2017 года в 9:...

Flock 2k Launch

We pointed an on-orbit Dove satellite towards the Baikonur Cosmodrome to capture the images used in this animation of the launch of our latest flock of 48 sa...

Kanopus-V-IK

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Kanopus-V-IK is a small Russian remote sensing satellite for monitoring wildfires. Weighing about 473 kg, it is intended for 5 years of operation in a 510 km sun-synchronous orbit.

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: Fregat-M

The 2.1a version includes conversion from analog to digital flight control system and uprated engines on the booster and the first stage with improved injection systems. The new digital flight control and telemetry systems allow the rocket to launch from a fixed rather than angled launch platform and adjust its heading in flight. A digital control system also enables the launch of larger commercial satellites with wider and longer payload fairings such as the ST-type fairing. These fairings introduce too much aerodynamic instability for the old analog system to handle.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
    4149 kN
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
    Fregat-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1a Fregat-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $80,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7020 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 275 Failures: 10 Pending: 20

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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