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Soyuz 2.1b
Soyuz 2.1b

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.

Manufacturer Progress Rocket Space Center
Thrust nullkN
Length 46.3m
Diameter 2.95m
LEO Capacity 8200kg
GTO Capacity 3250kg
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 401
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