Russian Space Forces Overview

A complete overview of Russian Space Forces, including launch stats, launch vehicles and launch locations.

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Basic Info

Name

Russian Space Forces logo

Russian Space Forces

Type

Government

Country

Russia

Founded

1992

Administrator / CEO

Commander: Aleksandr Golovko

Launch Stats

First Launch

21 Jan 1992

Last Launch

16 May 2024

Successful Launches

131

Failed Launches

8

Upcoming Launches

3

Successful Landings

0

Failed Landings

0

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

Launch Sites used by Russian Space Forces

Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site

World's largest space launch facility, pivotal for Russian space missions.

📍 Kazakhstan
🚀 1548 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Plesetsk Cosmodrome

Plesetsk Cosmodrome launch site

Russian spaceport specialized in military satellites, known for high inclination and polar orbit launches.

📍 Russia
🚀 1668 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Svobodny Cosmodrome

Svobodny Cosmodrome launch site
📍 Russia
🚀 5 Launches

Upcoming Launches