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Kosmos 2535, Kosmos 2536, Kosmos 2537, Kosmos 2538

Overview

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

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

Four satellites in the interests of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

Soyuz 2-1v

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: Volga

The Soyuz-2-1v is a Russian expendable carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-2.1b, and is a member of the R-7 family of rockets.

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

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 283 Failures: 10 Pending: 17

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.

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