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Soyuz-U2 – Soviet Space Program

Soyuz-U2 – Soviet Space Program

  • Length: 34.54 m
  • Diameter: 2.95 m
  • Launch Mass: 298 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 7050 kg

The Soyuz-U2, manufactured by Soviet Space Program established in 1931, undertook its inaugural launch on 12/23/1982. Notably, Soyuz-U2 has 71 successful launches and 0 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 71 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Soyuz-U2 was a Soviet, later Russian, carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-U, and a member of the R-7 family of rockets. It featured increased performance compared with the baseline Soyuz-U, due to the use of syntin propellant, as opposed to RP-1 paraffin, used on the Soyuz-U.

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