Successful launch of the Soyuz 2.1a rocket with Progress MS-21 cargo spacecraft
October 26, 2022 at 6 hours 20 minutes in time of Astana from launch site No.31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Progress MS-20” cargo spacecraft onboard was launched.
The launch took place fine. The launch vehicle boosters landed within the Yu-25 zone (RP 49, 67 70), located in the Ulytau district of the Ulytau region.
The specialists of the Chemical and Ecological Laboratory of RSE “Infrakos” performed ecological support for the launch in the positional area of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Instrumental measurements of atmospheric air during refueling and soil sampling after the launch of the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle was performed.
The specialists of the RSE “Infrakos” Branch office in Almaty and Representative office in Zhezkazgan together with Russian specialists began the ecological survey of the impact area of the separating parts of the first stage of the launch vehicle with sampling of environmental objects and instrumental measurements of atmospheric air.