Soyuz-2.1b | Lotos-S1 (Kosmos-2524)

Russian Space Forces launch of a Soyuz 2.1b Rocket

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Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1b rocket as part of the Lotos-S1 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Sat, Dec 2nd, 2017, 5:30 AM EST 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 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Lotos-S1

Lotos-S1 spacecraft is a part of the Liana constellation, designed for orbital electronic intelligence.

Location

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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1B

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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