Vostochny Cosmodrome Site 1S

Vostochny Cosmodrome Site 1S

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The Vostochny Cosmodrome Site 1S (Russian: Площадka-1C) is a launch complex at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia. It consists of a single pad for use by the Soyuz-2 launch vehicles.[1]

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On 28 April 2016, the first launch from the Vostochny Cosmodrome took place from this pad.[2] The third launch took place on 1 February 2018. The Meteor M2-2 mission, the fifth launch from this site, took place 5 July 2019.[3] Since December 2020, Arianespace uses this site to launch OneWeb satellites, with 6 batches launched between December 2020 and October 2021.[4][5]

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  1. Zak, Anatoly (4 November 2012). "Soyuz-2 launch complex in Vostochny". RussianSpaceWeb.com. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  2. Zak, Anatoly (30 May 2016). "Soyuz historic first mission from Vostochny". RussianSpaceWeb.com. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  3. "Soyuz launches fresh Meteor weather satellite plus 32 small satellites". RussianSpaceWeb.com. 25 December 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
  4. "OneWeb resumes deployment of 650-satellite broadband network". Spaceflight Now. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 18 December 2020.

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