The satellite moved towards the Earth’s orbit According to the ministry at 7:40 a.m. CET from the cosmodrome, located about 800 kilometers north of Moscow.
“The spacecraft was placed in the target orbit at the specified time and placed under the control of the ground facilities of the space units,” the Russian ministry added in a statement. TASS company.
According to TASS, the internal systems of the satellite, designated Kosmos-2567, are operating in normal mode.
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Cosmonautics expert Michal Vaclavik from the Czech Space Agency and the Czech Technical University in Prague believes the cargo is a Pars-M4 photosynthetic satellite with carat semiconductor detection technology.
“The companion has an initial weight of about 4,000 kg and a service life of five years. Spatial resolution is 1.10 to 1.35 m with seven spectral channels,” he described on Twitter.
Today’s launch video of the Soyuz 2.1 launch vehicle from Pleseck Cosmodrome. The Cosmos 2567 satellite was launched into orbit. According to 18SPCS, the object is now in an orbit with a perigee altitude of 338 km, an apogee of 499 km and an inclination of 97.64°. It may be the mentioned bars-M4. pic.twitter.com/cKiBq5rDBj
— Michal Vaclavic (@Kosmo_Michal) March 23, 2023
The Soyuz-2.1a rocket first lifted off from Plesetsk in November 2004. According to records of the Russian space agency Roskosmos, it has carried out 58 launches till February 24 this year.
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