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Orlets-2 1


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status


Orlets-2 1

Type: Government/Top Secret

Orlets-2 or Yenisey was an improved Orlets-1 film return reconnaissance satellite with 22 small return capsules.



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

45/1, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


Zenit-2 – Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

  • Family: Zenith
  • Length: 57 m
  • Diameter: 3.9 m
  • Launch Mass: 459 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 13740 kg

The Zenit-2 was manufactured by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau with the first launch on 1985-04-13. Zenit-2 has 29 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 35 launches. Zenit is a family of space launch vehicles designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau in Dnipro, Ukraine, which was then part of the Soviet Union.


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) – RFSA

  • 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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