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PLANNED RUSSIAN SPACE MISSIONS IN 2020:

Beginning of 2020: Russia to launch Kanopus-VM No. 2 satellite.

2020: A Zenit-3SLBF/Fregat-SB to launch the Elektro-M (No. 2) weather-forecasting satellite into a geostationary orbit from Baikonur. (As of 2010, the launch was expected in 2020, (411) however by 2012, the mission was postponed to the second half of 2021.)

2020: A Zenit-3SLBF/Fregat-SB to launch the Elektro-M (No. 3) weather-forecasting satellite into a geostationary orbit from Baikonur. (As of 2012, the mission was expected in 2020, however by 2012, the launch was postponed to the middle of 2023.)

2020: Russia to launch the Okean No. 2 ocean-monitoring satellite (As of 2010-2012).

2020: A Soyuz-ST rocket to lift off from Kourou, French Guiana, carrying Europe's Euclid space observatory designed to search for the "dark matter" in the Universe.

Around 2020: Russia to launch Astrometria satellite.

Around 2020: Russia's next-generation manned spacecraft, PTK NP, to fly its first manned mission from Vostochny Cosmodrome. (As of beginning of 2013.)

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This page is compiled by Anatoly Zak; Last update: December 19, 2013

Page editor: Alain Chabot; Last edit: April 30, 2011

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In August 2012, a list of Russian science missions proposed for cooperation by NPO Lavochkin scheduled the launch of Phobos-Grunt-2 in 2020. Copyright © 2011 Anatoly Zak