Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Gonets-M27, Gonets-M28, Gonets-M29 and others

September 28, 2020 11:00:00 UTC

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Gonets-M27, Gonets-M28, Gonets-M29 and others

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Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region. This launch also carries 22 small satellites as a rideshare payloads. These are cubesats for commercial companies such as Spire and Kepler Communications, as well as cubesats for various international universities.

Date

Mission

Provider

Location

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M | Gonets-M27, Gonets-M28, Gonets-M29 and others

Russian Space Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 12

SpaceX

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Delta IV Heavy | NROL-44

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III SV04

SpaceX

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Antares 230+ | Cygnus CRS-2 NG-14 (S.S. Kalpana Chawla)

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-17

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Atlas V 551 | STP-3

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M | CAS500-1 & rideshare

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Electron | In Focus

Rocket Lab Ltd

Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat | Glonass-K1

Russian Space Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX USCV-1 (NASA Crew Flight 1)

SpaceX

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Sirius SXM-7

SpaceX

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Soyuz 2.1a | Bars-M No. 3

Russian Space Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Atlas V 531 | NROL-101

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Atlas V 511 | USSF-8

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Electron | STP-27RM

Rocket Lab Ltd

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Electron | StriX-α

Rocket Lab Ltd

Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02D

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02F

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China