Lotos-S1 (Kosmos-2524)

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.



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


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces


Soyuz 2.1B

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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