LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Dec 02 2017
Russian Space Forces

Lotos-S1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(10:43 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(10:30 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(11:30 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Soyuz 2.1b

Description:

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.

Soyuz 2.1b rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Lotos-S1 spacecraft is a part of the Liana constellation, designed for orbital electronic intelligence.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Pad

43/4 (43R)