Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz 2.1B

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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 2.1B

Configuration: Fregat
Family: Soyuz

Vehicle Specifications


Soyuz 2.1B Fregat
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Navigation


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.

Launch Window


NET: March 23rd 2014 - 22:54 UTC

Open: March 23rd 2014 - 22:54 UTC

Close: March 23rd 2014 - 22:54 UTC

Watch the Launch



Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/4 (43R), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHFCACbOKX0

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