Soyuz 2.1b | Resurs-P No.1

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

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) was scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1b rocket as part of the Resurs-P No.1 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Jun 25th, 2013, 1:28 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 2.1b and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Resurs-P No.1

Resurs-P No.1 is a Russian commercial earth observation satellite capable of acquiring high-resolution imagery (resolution up to 1.0 m).

Location

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1B

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.

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