With the Plesetsk cosmodrome carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1b

November 28 at 12:00 MSK 25 minutes from Launch Complex 43 pad of Plesetsk cosmodrome by the crews of the Space Forces, with the participation of specialists aerospace industry, the launch of a space rocket "Soyuz-2.1b" with the upper stage "Fregat" and navigation spacecraft (SC) "Glonass-M" (JSC "ISS them. Academician Reshetnev").
In accordance with cyclogram launch a spacecraft to the target orbit separation «Glonass-M" from the upper stage is scheduled for 15 hours 57 minutes MSK.


 Photo source:uralinform.ru

Saw the launch of the head of Russian Federal Space Agency, who arrived the day before in the framework of the working visit to the 1st State Test Cosmodrome.
This launch was the fourth in the 2011 launch of the Federal target program "Global Positioning System" and the third from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.
Earlier, on November 4 by the carrier rocket "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M", which was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, supplemented by three orbital group of devices "Glonass-M".
Another two-run took place in 2011 from Plesetsk: February 26 satellite was launched a new generation of "Glonass-K", 3 October went into orbit "Glonass-M". In both cases, we used rocket "Soyuz-2.1b" (the leading developer and manufacturer — HNP RCC "TsSKB-Progress", Samara), with the upper stage "Fregat" (development of NPO. Lavochkin).

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