Soyuz 2.1a | Progress MS-29 (90P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | Soyuz 2.1a | Obzor-R No.1

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a rocket as part of the Obzor-R No.1 mission. The launch is scheduled on 06/30/2024 00:00 UTC for the Earth Science mission launching from Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation. The status of the launch is Date/Time TBD. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1a and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Obzor-R No.1

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.

Rocket: Soyuz 2.1a

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.

Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

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