december, 2017

01dec00:00Soyuz • Lotos

Event Details

Launch Date: NET December 1, 2017
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 2-1B
Launch Operator: Russian Space Forces
Launch Site: Site 43/4, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Payload: Lotos
Payload Type: Electronic Intelligence Satellite


A Russian Soyuz 2-1B rocket will lift off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome with the first 14F145/Lotos electronic intelligence satellite flying under the Liana Electronic Intelligence Program. The mission initially showed up on the schedule for October 25, 2017 before slipping into November and then December due to unspecified issues with the payload.


Mission Resources:

🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Soyuz 2-1B

🛰 Payload Overview: Liana ELINT Program

Countdown Timeline

Launch Weather

📍 Launch Site Schedule


(Friday) 00:00 UTC


Plesetsk Site 43/4

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia