Kosmos 2565 (Lotos-S1 #7)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit 43/4 (43R) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 1, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

Launch assumed to be successful based on USSF satellite tracking data.


SwGustav • Dec. 1, 2022, 1:30 a.m.

Payload is unknown but is described as multiple military satellites. Launch vehicle confirmed to be Soyuz 2.1b, no mention of upper stage (per NK forum as well). No T-0 provided. Awaiting more info.


SwGustav • Nov. 30, 2022, 9:42 p.m.

Liftoff confirmed


Soyuz 2.1b

Family: Soyuz
Configuration:

Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz 2.1b
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2.1b
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $80000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8200 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    3250 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4900 kg

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 44 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

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.

INFO WIKI

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/4 (43R)


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