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PLANNED RUSSIAN SPACE MISSIONS IN 2020:

Feb. 22: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Progress cargo ship from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

March 30: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Soyuz manned transport spacecraft with a crew of three from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

April: Russia to launch the Elektro-M No. 1-1 weather-forecasting satellite.

April 16: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Progress cargo ship from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

May: Russia to launch the Meteor-M No. 2-4 and No. 3 remote-sensing satellites.

July 1: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Progress cargo ship from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

Sept. 13: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Soyuz manned transport spacecraft with a crew of three from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

Oct. 16: A Soyuz rocket to launch a Progress cargo ship from Baikonur toward the International Space Station, ISS. (As of 2014)

Uncertain dates

2020: Russia to launch the Ekspress-AMU5 communications satellite (as of 2014).

2020: Russia to launch the Ekspress-AMU6 communications satellite (as of 2014).

Beginning of 2020: Russia to launch Kanopus-VM No. 2 satellite.

2020: A Zenit-3SLBF/Fregat-SB to launch the Elektro-M (No. 2) weather-forecasting satellite into a geostationary orbit from Baikonur. (As of 2010, the launch was expected in 2020, (411) however by 2012, the mission was postponed to the second half of 2021.)

2020: A Zenit-3SLBF/Fregat-SB to launch the Elektro-M (No. 3) weather-forecasting satellite into a geostationary orbit from Baikonur. (As of 2012, the mission was expected in 2020, however by 2012, the launch was postponed to the middle of 2023.)

2020: Russia to launch the Okean No. 2 ocean-monitoring satellite (As of 2010-2012).

2020: A Soyuz-ST rocket to lift off from Kourou, French Guiana, carrying Europe's Euclid space observatory designed to search for the "dark matter" in the Universe.

2020: A Proton-M rocket to launch the Spektr-UF ultraviolet observatory (a.k.a. World Space Observatory Ultraviolet, WSO-UV) from Baikonur. (As of 2014)

Around 2020: Russia to launch Astrometria satellite.

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This page is compiled by Anatoly Zak; Last update: August 29, 2014

Page editor: Alain Chabot; Last edit: April 30, 2011

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In August 2012, a list of Russian science missions proposed for cooperation by NPO Lavochkin scheduled the launch of Phobos-Grunt-2 in 2020. Copyright © 2011 Anatoly Zak


Spektr UV

The Spektr UF ultraviolet space observatory. Copyright © 2008 Anatoly Zak