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Yantar-4K2 79

Soyuz-U-PVB

Strategic Rocket Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Yantar-4K2 79

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

Film-return reconnaissance satellite

Location


43/3 (43L)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/3 (43L) has witnessed the launch of 229 rockets, including 229 orbital launch attempts, while Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation, has been the site for 1666 rocket launches.

43/3 (43L)

Rocket


Progress Rocket Space Center Soyuz-U-PVB

A Russian orbital launch vehicle. A version of the Soyuz-U with safety modifications to prevent and resist fires in all stages and the upper stage avionics compartment.

Agency


Strategic Rocket Forces

The Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation are a separate-troops branch of the Russian Armed Forces that control Russia’s land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

Strategic Rocket Forces
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