Soyuz 2 Rocket Launch Schedule - Launch Dates & Countdowns

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44
TOTAL LANDINGS
5
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Upcoming Launches
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Soyuz 2.1a | Obzor-R No.1

Sat 29, Jun 2024 07:00:PM
Cosmodrome Site 1S
Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Mission Details

The Russian Obzor-R satellite is a planned X-band radar earth observation satellite designed by TsSKB-Progress. In 2012, the development of the Arkon-2M radar satellite was stopped and instead the development of the Obzor-R was initiated. The satellite features the BRLK X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar as the imaging instrument with a ground resolution of 500 m.

     

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Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | Glonass-K1 No. 18

Sat 29, Jun 2024 07:00:PM
Unknown Pad
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Mission Details

Glonass-K are the third generation of satellite design for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite is unpressurized and weighs 935 kg, and has an operational lifetime of 10 years.

     

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Soyuz 2.1a | Progress MS-28 (89P)

Wed 14, Aug 2024 07:00:PM
31/6
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Mission Details

Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station.

     

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Soyuz 2.1a | Bion-M No. 2

Sat 31, Aug 2024 07:00:PM
31/6
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Mission Details

Bion-M is the next generation of Russian biological research satellites. While retaining the Vostok/Zenit-derived reentry module of the earlier Bion, the propulsion module has been replace by a Yantar type module, which provides maneuvering capabilities and longer mission support. The mission duration has been increased to up to 6 months by using solar cells for energy generation. The weight of scientific equipment has been increased by 100 kilograms.

     

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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-26

Tue 10, Sep 2024 07:00:PM
31/6
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Mission Details

Soyuz MS-26 will carry two cosmonauts and one astronaut to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

     

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Soyuz 2.1a
Family Soyuz
Length 46.3
Diameter 2.95
Launch Mass 312
Low Earth Orbit Capacity 7020
The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads. It is currently used for crewed Soyuz and Progress flights to the ISS.