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PLANNED RUSSIAN SPACE MISSIONS IN 2021:
June: Russia to launch the Meteor-M No. 2-5 remote-sensing satellite.
2021: Russia to launch the Resurs-PM No. 2 remote-sensing satellite. (As of 2016. As of 2009, the launch was promised in 2016. 388)
Around or after 2021: Russian military to launch the first new-generation Sfera-V military communications satellite. (As of 2016)
Beginning of the fourth quarter: A Proton rocket to launch the Science and Power Module, NEM-1, to the ISS. (As of April 2015, the launch of the NEM-1 module was expected at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2019. However, by the middle of 2017, the mission had to be postponed until 2021.)
2021: A Soyuz-2 rocket to launch the Bion-M No. 2 satellite. (In 2013, the launch was expected in 2016-2017, however by mid-2014 it was delayed to 2019. In 2015, the mission was re-scheduled for 2021.)
2021: Russia to launch the Ekspress-AT4 communications satellite (as of 2014).
2021: Russia to launch the Ekspress-AT5 communications satellite (as of 2014).
2021: Russia to launch the Ekspress-AMU8 communications satellite (as of 2014).
2021: A Soyuz-5 launch vehicle to fly its first test mission (As of mid-2014).
2021: Russia to launch the first of two Vozvrat-MKA spacecraft. (Postponed indefinitely in April 2015)
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This page is compiled by Anatoly Zak
Last update: October 2, 2017
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As of 2014, a pair of Vozvrat-MKA capsules were scheduled to fly in 2021 and 2025. Copyright © 2013 Anatoly Zak
Scale model of the Bion-M satellite. Copyright © 2010 Anatoly Zak
NEM module. Credit RKK Energia