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Meridian-M No.20L

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M

Russian Space Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Meridian-M No.20L

Type: Communications
Launch Cost: $80,000,000

Meridian is a series of communications satellite for military and civilian use.

Location

43/3 (43L)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

1651 rockets have launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.

43/3 (43L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Agency

Russian Space Forces

Type: Government
Abbreviation: VKS
Administration: Aleksandr Golovko
Founded: 1992

Country: RUS

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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
3 months ago

“Weak people revenge, strong people forgive, intelligent people ignore”.
Lets get on with “space exploration” folks and unite.!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
3 months ago

Oh those Russsians have done it again , great launch but could not see it guess it was top secret .!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
3 months ago

Its up there to bad we could not see the launch maybe next time.?