Persona - Space launch mission detailed information
23 JUN 2015
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
A military reconnaissance satellite will be launched on Tuesday by a Soyuz-2.1b although Russian Defence Ministry has not yet officially confirmed the information. Source: http://tass.ru/en/non-political/802905
Soyuz-2 is the 21st-century version of the Russian Soyuz rocket. In its basic form, it is a three-stage carrier rocket for placing payloads into low Earth orbit. The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage.