Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz 2.1B

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 233 Failures: 11 Pending: 24

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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Earth Science


This is the third spacecraft in the Russian Meteor-M series of remote sensing satellites. Weighing about 2900 kg, it is intended to gather hydrometeorological data from sun-synchronous orbit. This includes monitoring ozone layer and radiation levels in the near-Earth space, as well as monitoring ocean surface temperatures and ice conditions.

Launch Window


NET: November 28th 2017 - 05:41 UTC

Open: November 28th 2017 - 05:41 UTC

Close: November 28th 2017 - 05:41 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=lB8yZvVLaD0

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