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Arktika-M No.1

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Arktika-M No.1

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $48,500,000

Arktika-M (“Arctic-M”) is a series of Earh observation satellites which will gather meteorological and hydrological data on polar region. Arktika-M satellites will also provide communication services for the region.

Location

31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1533 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Agency

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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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
1 year ago

Have a good launch.