Kosmos 2542

Overview

Destination: None
Mission: Government/Top Secret

43/4 (43R) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

This is a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.

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Additional Media

Пуск ракеты «Союз-2» с космодрома Плесецк

25 ноября ВКС РФ провели успешный пуск ракеты-носителя «Союз-2.1в» с военным спутником на борту с космодрома Плесецк. Подробности на https://tvzvezda.ru Мы в...

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

Russian Space Forces

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Aleksandr Golovko Founded: 1992 Successes: 37 Failures: 2 Pending: 16

Agency Type: Government

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

WIKI

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Pad: 43/4 (43R)


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