Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz 2.1A

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 234 Failures: 11 Pending: 23

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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Launch Vehicle


Soyuz 2.1A

Configuration: Fregat
Family: Soyuz

Vehicle Specifications


Soyuz 2.1A Fregat
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Earth Science


Kanopus-V is a series of small remote sensing satellites, dedicated to monitoring manmade and natural emergencies, detecting forest fires and major emissions of atmosphere pollutants. Its other uses are monitoring of agriculture, water and coastal resoures, land use. Each satellite weighs about 500 kg and is placed into sun-synchronous orbit, where it is planned to operate for about 5 years.

Launch Window


NET: February 1st 2018 - 02:07 UTC

Open: February 1st 2018 - 02:07 UTC

Close: February 1st 2018 - 02:07 UTC

Watch the Launch



Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Cosmodrome Site 1S, Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation


Links


Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpwAYivwfro

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