SOYUZ-U Launch Vehicle

"Soyuz-U" unified middle-class launch vehicle is intended for injection of "Soyuz"-type and "Progress"-type manned and cargo spaceships into near-earth orbit, spacecraft for special purposes ("Kosmos"-series spacecraft), spacecraft for national economy ("Resurs-F"-type spacecraft), spacecraft for space technology research and spacecraft for medical and biological purposes ("Foton"-type and "Bion"-type spacecraft ), as well as foreign spacecraft.

"Soyuz-U" launch vehicle can be equipped with nose fairing of the following diameters: 2,7; 3,0; 3,3; 3,715 m.

The confirmed serviceability index of "Soyuz-U" launch vehicle is 0,985.

 
 

SOYUZ-U Launch Vehicle

"Soyuz-U" launch vehicle lifting potentialities

(with 3,715 m nose fairing)

Launch site

Inclination (degree)

Circular orbit average altitude (km)

Injected payload mass (kg)

Plesetsk

62,8

220

6150

67,1

190

6090

81,4

200

5800

Baikonur

51,8

200

6650

64,9

190

6450

Number of

Launch Vehicles Started Up

1
8
7
0

 
         

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