Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
Kanopus-V-IK

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat | Kanopus-V-IK

Land Launch launch of a Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat Rocket

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Land Launch is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat rocket as part of the Kanopus-V-IK mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on Fri, Jul 14th, 2017, 2:36 AM EDT from 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch is . Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Kanopus-V-IK

Kanopus-V-IK is a small Russian remote sensing satellite for monitoring wildfires. Weighing about 473 kg, it is intended for 5 years of operation in a 510 km sun-synchronous orbit.

Planet Flock 2k

Flock-2k represents the eleventh Flock of Dove Earth-Observation CubeSats to reach the launch pad for San Francisco-based imaging company Planet. The company has been operating Dove satellites since early 2014 for the acquisition of Earth imagery at rapid revisit time by deploying a large constellation of satellites to orbit.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1A

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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