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Kanopus-V No.5 & Kanopus-V No.6

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Kanopus-V No.5 & Kanopus-V No.6

Type: Earth Science

Kanopus-V is a series of Russian Earth observation satellites. They are used for real-time monitoring of natural and man-made emergencies, detecting forest fires, monitoring of land and water resources.

Location

Cosmodrome Site 1S

Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

11 rockets have launched from Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation.

Cosmodrome Site 1S, Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
Founded: 1992
Launchers: Soyuz
Spacecraft: Soyuz
Country: RUS

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.

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