September 27, 2019

On September 26, 2019, at 10:46 (Moscow time) from the Plesetsk State Testing Cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk Region the crew of the Russian Space Forces successfully launched the “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle with a spacecraft in the interests of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

The launch of the rocket and the spacecraft into the calculated orbit took place normally.

Two minutes after the launch, the “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle was accepted for control by the ground-based automated control complex of the Main Test Space Center.

At the estimated time, the spacecraft was launched into the target orbit and taken into control by the ground-based means of the aerospace forces.

A stable telemetric communication has been established with the satellite, its on-board systems are functioning normally.

This is the fourth launch of the “Soyuz-2” launch vehicle from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2019.

Flight tests of the “Soyuz-2” space rocket complex began at the Plesetsk cosmodrome on November 8, 2004.

Over the past fifteen years, 40 launches of “Soyuz-2” launch vehicles were performed from the spaceport.

More from this category:
August 15, 2014

RSC Energia specialists arranged for  Soyuz TMA-15M crew commander Anton Shkaplerov practical trainings on  Russian ISS segment onboard software update, on operating earth’s surface shots…

full story
December 27, 2013

Proton-M Russia’s heavy-lift rocket put a government communications satellite into orbit on Thursday in the final launch of the year for the Russian space industry….

full story
June 24, 2019

The work of the 59th long expedition is being completed at the International Space Station (ISS). The crew members of the “Soyuz MS-11” spacecraft –…

full story
October 29, 2015

On Wednesday Russian Institute for Biomedical Problems started implementing unique Moon-2015 project. According to this project 6 women will spend 8 days in closed space…

full story
December 19, 2018

Specialists at the “Vostochny” Cosmodrome on the Refueling Station completed the refueling of the “Fregat” upper stage with fuel components. The upper stage is transported…

full story
August 20, 2014

The meeting of State Commission held today in GCTC analyzed the medical data of main and ISS-41/42 mission  main and back-up crew Russian cosmonauts. The…

full story
May 24, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited former deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin to head the state corporation ”Roskosmos”. Putin’s meeting with Rogozin took place in the…

full story
December 24, 2019

From launch pad № 81 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 24, 2019 at 15:03:02 (Moscow time), the “Proton-M” launch vehicle with the “DM-03” upper…

full story