Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz 2.1A

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 364 Failures: 11 Pending: 28

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

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Earth Science


MetOp is a series of three polar orbiting meteorological satellites developed by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Launch Window


NET: September 17th 2012 - 16:28 UTC

Instantaneous launch window.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGeDPQ69e9o

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