Soyuz 2.1a | Progress MS-12 (73P)

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center launch of a Soyuz 2.1A Rocket

Launch Status
Success

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1A rocket as part of the Progress MS-12 (73P) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Wed, Jul 31st, 2019, 8:10 AM 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.

Location

31/6

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.

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.