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Kosmos 2542

Soyuz 2.1v/Volga

Russian Space Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Kosmos 2542

Type: Government/Top Secret

This is a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.

Location

43/4 (43R)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

72 rockets have launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.

43/4 (43R), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Rocket

Soyuz 2-1v

Length: 44 meters
Diameter: 3 meters
First Launch: December 28, 2013

The Soyuz-2-1v is a Russian expendable carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-2.1b, and is a member of the R-7 family of rockets.

The Soyuz 2-1v rocket has been launched a total of 5 times with 4 successful and 1 failed launches.

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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