Soyuz-U | Kobalt-M No.8 (Kosmos-2480)

Soyuz U

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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.


Launch Vehicle

Soyuz U

Family: Soyuz

Vehicle Specifications

Soyuz U
GTO: None
LEO: 6900
Length: 51.1 m
Diameter: 2.95 m
Launch Mass: 313k kg
Thurst: None kN

Launch Window

NET: May 17th 2012 - 14:05 UTC

Open: May 17th 2012 - 14:05 UTC

Close: May 17th 2012 - 14:05 UTC

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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

16/2, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia




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