Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | EKS 5 (Tundra 5) (Kosmos 2552)

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | EKS 5 (Tundra 5) (Kosmos 2552)

43/4 (43R)
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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Russian Space Forces

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

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Kosmos 2552 (EKS 5/Tundra 5)

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.

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Soyuz 2.1b Fregat


Height 46.30 Meters

Max Stages 4

Mass To GTO 3250 kg

Liftoff Thrust 4150 kN

Diameter 2.95 Meters

Mass To LEO 8200 kg

Liftoff Mass 312 Tonnes


Launch Success 19

Consecutive Success 5

Maiden Flight 2006-12-27

Launch Failures 2


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SwGustav

2021-11-25T06:45:57+0000

Success confirmed

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spacevogel

2021-11-18T12:46:50+0000

Payload identity and T-0 confirmed by an insider.

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Cosmic_Penguin

2021-11-17T02:38:47+0000

Updated possible identity of rocket/payload based on flight path and down range drop zones notices; this may change before launch.

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spacevogel

2021-11-16T20:32:33+0000

Added launch per NOTAM (YMMM F3482/21), payload and other details TBD.

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