Soyuz 2.1a Soyuz 2.1a
Progress MS-20 (81P)

Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Mission Type Resupply
Orbit Low Earth Orbit
Soyuz 2.1a
Soyuz 2.1a

The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.

Manufacturer Progress Rocket Space Center
Thrust 4149kN
Length 46.3m
Diameter 2.95m
LEO Capacity 7020kg
GTO Capacity 2810kg
Launch Cost $80m
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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.

Type Government
Administrator Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
Launch Vehicles Soyuz
Spacecraft Soyuz
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Total Launches 402
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