A Soyuz 2.1v rocket with a military satellite was launched from the Plesetsk launch site

A Soyuz 2.1v rocket with a military satellite was launched from the Plesetsk launch site

A successful launch of the Soyuz 2.1v light vehicle was carried out from the State test launch site of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in the Archangel region.

The launch of the rocket and the orbiting of the spacecraft by means of the Volga block have been carried out on a regular basis and the satellite is now in a stable telemetric communication mode, and the spacecraft's on-board systems, which have been assigned the space 2558 serial number, are functioning normally.

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Note that the Soyuz 2 carrier replaced the Soyuz-U rocket, which was operated at the Plesetsk launch site from 1973 to 2012, and that the flight tests of the Soyuz-2 rocket were launched on 8 November 2004 in Plesetska.