The assembly of the Soyuz-2 launch vehicle for the first launch has been completed at the Vostochny cosmodrome, now it is necessary to connect the rocket with the payload, check all systems and prepare the system for launch.
The Soyuz-2 launch vehicle belongs to the family of three-stage medium-class launch vehicles, created in the Samara RCC Progress.
During its history, the Soyuz has been launched almost 2000 times, experts estimate its reliability at 98%, no other carrier rocket in the world has such indicators.
Employees of the Progress RCC Dmitry Baranov, Oleg Lagno, Alexander Kirilin talk about the Soyuz series missiles.
D.A. Baranov - Candidate of Technical Sciences, Honored Designer of the Russian Federation, Deputy General Designer of the RCC "Progress". Lagno O.G. - Chief designer, head of the department of development of means of withdrawal of the RCC "Progress". Kirilin A.N. -- Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician, General Director of TSSKB "Progress".