On Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 22:55 Moscow time, Angara-1.2 light-class launch vehicle with a spacecraft of Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation was successfully launched from Plesetsk State Test Cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk Region.
The launch of the carrier rocket and the insertion of the spacecraft into the calculated orbit were carried out nominally.
Two minutes after the launch, the Angara-1.2 launch vehicle was accepted for escort by ground controls of the German Titov Main Test Space Center.
At the estimated time, the spacecraft was launched into the target orbit and accepted for control by ground facilities of the Russian Ministry of Defense. It’s serial number is “Cosmos-2560”.
A stable telemetry connection has been established and maintained with the spacecraft, its onboard systems are operating nominally.