Soyuz 2.1v/Volga | Kosmos 2542

Russian Space Forces launch of a Soyuz 2.1v/Volga Rocket

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Russian Space Forces was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1v/Volga rocket as part of the Kosmos 2542 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Mon, Nov 25th, 2019, 12:30 PM 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 2.1v/Volga and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Kosmos 2542

This is a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.

Location

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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

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
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