Soyuz 2.1b | Kosmos (Unknown Payload)

Russian Space Forces | Soyuz 2.1b | Kosmos (Unknown Payload)

Russian Space Forces is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1b rocket as part of the Kosmos (Unknown Payload) mission. The launch is scheduled on 05/16/2024 21:21 UTC for the Government/Top Secret mission launching from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation. The status of the launch is In-Flight. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1b and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Kosmos (Unknown Payload)

Probable Russian military payload of unknown purposes.

Rocket: Soyuz 2.1b

Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.

Agency: Russian Space Forces

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

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