Ionosfera-M no. 1 & 2

Ionosfera-M no. 1 & 2

Soyuz-2 NOV 04 2024 12:00PM

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Ionosfera is a constellation of four ionospheric and magnetospheric research satellites developed by for Roscosmos for the project Ionozond.
Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

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Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameIonosfera-M no. 1 & 2
Launch SiteSite 1S, Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2
AgencyRoscosmos
Launch DateNOV 04 2024

Developed for Roscosmos for the Ionozond project, Ionosfera is a constellation of four ionospheric and magnetospheric research satellites. The satellites will be situated in two orbital planes, each with two satellites, and will fly in circular sun-synchronous orbits (SSOs) at an altitude of roughly 800 km.

Launch Vehicle - Soyuz-2

Mass312000 Kg (688000 lb)
Height46.3 m (152 ft)
Stages2 or 3
Diameter2.95 m (9 ft 8 in)
Propellant Mass39160 Kg (86330 lb)
BoosterBlok-B, V, G, D
Empty Mass840 Kg (1850 lb)
PropellantLOX / RP-1