Soyuz 2.1v/Volga | Kosmos 2535, Kosmos 2536, Kosmos 2537, Kosmos 2538

Russian Space Forces launch of a Soyuz 2-1v Rocket

Launch Status

Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2-1v rocket as part of the Kosmos 2535, Kosmos 2536, Kosmos 2537, Kosmos 2538 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Wed, Jul 10th, 2019, 1:14 PM EDT from 43/4 (43R) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2-1v and experience the excitement for yourself.


43/4 (43R)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation


Soyuz 2-1v

The Soyuz-2-1v is a Russian expendable carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-2.1b, and is a member of the R-7 family of rockets.

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.