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Past Missions This Year for: Soyuz

Jan 31 Kanopus-V3 & V4

Soyuz-2
Location Vostochny Cosmodrome LD1
Time 11:07:18 AM YAKT / 2018-01-31 02:07:18Z

A Russian Soyuz-2.1a rocket with a Fregat upper stage will launch the Kanopus V3 and V4 satellites from the Vostochny Cosmosrome in East Russia. The Earth-observation spacecraft was scheduled to launch on Dec. 22, 2017 and are being deployed so as to assist the Russian government in areas such as disaster response, mapping, as well as fire detection. The flight of the Soyuz-2 rocket is also planned to carry an array of secondary payloads.

Feb 13 Progress MS-08

Soyuz-U
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time 2:13 PM ALMT / 2018-02-13 08:13:00Z

MS-08 marks the first Progress flight to the International Space Station in 2018. The uncrewed spacecraft is being prepared for flight to send cargo, experiments and crew supplies to the orbiting laboratory.

Mar 9 O3b flight 4

Soyuz-2 (Arianespace)
Location Guiana Space Centre ELS
Time 1:37:06 PM GFT / 2018-03-09 16:37:06Z

A Soyuz ST-B (Flight VS18) rocket will launch four O3b-F2 (FM13 / FM14 / FM15 / FM16) satellites from Kourou, French Guiana. Arianespace will send the four into a circular orbit at an altitude of 7,830 kilometers.

Mar 21 Soyuz MS-08

Soyuz-FG
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time 11:44 PM ALMT / 2018-03-21 17:44:00Z

The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft is scheduled to launch three members of the Expedition 55 crew to the International Space Station. The crew for this flight consists of Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, and NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Richard Arnold. They are slated to remain aboard the orbiting laboratory for about six months.

Mar 29 EMKA - Kosmos

Soyuz-2
Location Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 43
Time 7:45 PM MSK / 2018-03-29 16:45:00Z

A Soyuz-2-1B rocket is set to launch the first EMKA military satellite for the Liana electronic intelligence network from Plesetsk. The mission was previously planned for Oct. 25, 2017, but had to be postponed to February 2018 at the earliest, due to problems with the satellite.

Jun 6 Soyuz MS-09

Soyuz-FG
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-1
Time 5:12:41 PM ALMT / 2018-06-06 11:12:41Z

Soyuz MS-09 will launch three members of Expedition 56 to the International Space Station. The crew consists of Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst. They will remain aboard the outpost for about six months.

Jul 10 Progress MS-09

Soyuz-2
Location Baikonur Cosmodrome LC-31
Time 3:51 AM ALMT / 2018-07-09 21:51:00Z

The second Russian cargo flight to ISS in 2018. The Progress MS-09 will bring a fresh load of cargo to the International Space Station.