Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
EKS-2 (Tundra 2) (Kosmos 2518)

Russian Space Forces launch of a Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat Rocket

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Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat rocket as part of the EKS-2 (Tundra 2) mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Thu, May 25th, 2017, 2:00 AM EDT from 43/4 (43R), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

EKS-2 (Tundra 2)

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

43/4 (43R), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat

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