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Soyuz 2.1b – Progress Rocket Space Center

Soyuz 2.1b – Progress Rocket Space Center

  • Family: Soyuz
  • Length: 46.3 m
  • Diameter: 2.95 m
  • Launch Mass: 312 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8200 kg

The Soyuz 2.1b, manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Center established in 1996, undertook its inaugural launch on 07/26/2008. Notably, Soyuz 2.1b has 19 successful launches and 0 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 19 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

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.

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