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Razbeg 1 (Kosmos 2551)

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Sun-Synchronous Orbit 43/4 (43R) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

The Russian Razbeg 1 is small military satellite optical reconnaissance satellite. It was built by NPP VNIIEM. It is likely the same satellite identified in earlier reports as Zvesda. The 250 kg satellite was reportedly inspired by the US American commercial Earth imaging satellites of the SkySat 1 series. It features a camera built by the Belarusian company OAO Peleng with a maximum ground resolution of 0.9 meters in panchromatic mode.

Updates

SwGustav • Sept. 9, 2021, 9 p.m.

Launch is successful at 19:59 UTC


Cosmic_Penguin • Sept. 4, 2021, 7:53 a.m.

New launch time.


Cosmic_Penguin • July 25, 2021, 2:09 p.m.

Launch time now TBD.


Soyuz

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: 2-1v

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    44.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    158 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
    2-1v
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz 2-1v
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    2850 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

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Minister: Gen. Sergey Shoygu Founded: 1717 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation is the governing body of the Russian Armed Forces.

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