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Progress MS-18 (79P)

Soyuz 2.1a

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Progress MS-18 (79P)

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

The Progress MS-18 spacecraft will resupply the International Space Station.



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


Soyuz 2.1a – Progress Rocket Space Center

Family: Soyuz
Length: 46.3 m
Diameter: 2.95 m
Launch Mass: 312 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 7020 kg

The Soyuz 2.1a was manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Center with the first launch on 2004-11-04. Soyuz 2.1a has 34 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 35 launches. The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

ISS here we come again folks thanks to the Soyuz RFSA team.
Cooperation at its best ,let’s keep this up after all there is enough Space out there for us all in friendship.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 year ago

Great coverage of the launch by our Russian space friends at ROSCOSMOS.
The Soyuz 2.1a still has what it takes to get that payload to the ISS .