Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-14 Uncrewed

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a rocket as part of the Soyuz MS-14 Uncrewed mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Wed, Aug 21st, 2019, 11:38 PM EDT from 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1a and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Soyuz MS-14 Uncrewed

Uncrewed Soyuz MS spacecraft to bring cargo to the space station. This demo flight tests a modified motion and navigation control system, as well as mating to Soyuz-2.1a rocket. The results will be used in development of an uncrewed cargo vehicle, based on Soyuz spacecraft.

Location

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

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.