Soyuz 2.1b | Resurs-P No.1

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

Launch Status
Success

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, Republic of Kazakhstan. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1B and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Soyuz 2.1B

Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.

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.