Soyuz 2.1b | Resurs-P No.3

Soyuz 2.1b | Resurs-P No.3

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan













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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.


Resurs-P No.3

This is the third satellite in the Resurs-P series of Earth observation satellites launched by the Russian government to replace the Resurs-DK 1 satellite. The satellite is capable of capturing images with a resolution of 3m per pixel in colour mode and as low as 1m in its panchromatic mode. The images provided will be used for the Russian ministries of Agriculture and Fishing, Meteorology, Transportation, Defence, and Natural Resources.

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Soyuz 2.1b

Height 46.30 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 3250 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 2.95 Meters

Mass To LEO 8200 kg

Liftoff Mass 312 Tonnes

Launch Success 13

Consecutive Success 13

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0

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