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PLANNED RUSSIAN SPACE MISSIONS IN 2021:

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)

June: Russia to launch the Meteor-M No. 2-5 remote-sensing satellite.

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

2021: A Soyuz-2-1b rocket with a Fregat upper stage to launch a Meteor-MP No. 1 satellite from Site 1S in Vostochny.

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-2/Fregat rocket to launch the Luna-Glob-2 (orbiter) toward the Moon.

2021: A Soyuz-5 launch vehicle to fly its first test mission (As of mid-2014).

2021: A Proton-M rocket to launch the Spektr-UF ultraviolet observatory (a.k.a. World Space Observatory Ultraviolet, WSO-UV) from Baikonur. (As of April 2015)

2021: An Angara-5/KVTK rocket to fly its first mission from its new launch pad in Vostochny.

Cancelled

Around or after 2021: Russia to start assembling a new space station under the OPSEK project to succeed the International Space Station, ISS.

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: June 14, 2015

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Spektr UV

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


Vozvrat-MKA

As of 2014, a pair of Vozvrat-MKA capsules were scheduled to fly in 2021 and 2025. Copyright © 2013 Anatoly Zak


launch

A circa 2014 artist rendering of the Angara-5/KVTK variant at liftoff. Credit: Roskosmos