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.


Launch Vehicle

Soyuz 2.1B

Family: Soyuz

Vehicle Specifications

Soyuz 2.1B
GTO: 3250
LEO: 8200
Length: 46.3 m
Diameter: 2.95 m
Launch Mass: 312k kg
Thurst: None kN

Government/Top Secret

A military reconnaissance satellite will be launched on Tuesday by a Soyuz-2.1b although Russian Defence Ministry has not yet officially confirmed the information. Source:

Launch Window

NET: June 23rd 2015 - 16:44 UTC

Open: June 23rd 2015 - 16:44 UTC

Close: June 23rd 2015 - 16:44 UTC

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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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




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