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Persona (Kosmos 2506)

Soyuz

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Persona

Type: Government/Top Secret

A military reconnaissance satellite will be launched on Tuesday by a Soyuz-2.1b although Russian Defence Ministry has not yet officially confirmed the information. Source: http://tass.ru/en/non-political/802905

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 2.1b

Length: 46.3 meters
Diameter: 2.95 meters

Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.

The Soyuz 2.1b rocket has been launched a total of 9 times with 9 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Type: Government
Abbreviation: VKO

Country: RUS

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