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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) launch of a Soyuz 2.1A | Progress MS-09 (70P)
Soyuz 2.1A | Progress MS-09 (70P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) launch of a Soyuz 2.1A Rocket

Launch Status

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1A rocket as part of the Progress MS-09 (70P) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Mon, Jul 9th, 2018, 5:51 PM EDT from 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1A and experience the excitement for yourself.



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


Soyuz 2.1A

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.

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.