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   Soyuz - Specifications
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Vehicle Overview

Note:  Payload performance and estimated cost provided for information only.   If you are interested in contracting for launch services, we recommend that you contact the service provider directly using the information above.

  LEO Payload*
(51.6 degree inclination, 200 km)
Sun Synch Payload* Estimated Launch Price Configuration Launch Mass
Soyuz 15,400 lb
7,000 kg
--- US $35 M Basic Vehicle 683,000 lb
310,000 kg
Soyuz Ikar 7,700 lb
3,500 kg
6,600 lb
3,000 kg
US $35 M Basic Vehicle
+ Ikar 3rd Stage
683,000 lb
310,000 kg
Molniya --- 5,500 lb
2,500 kg
US $40 M Basic Vehicle
+ 3rd Stage
672,000 lb
305,000 kg
Soyuz 2 18,500 lb
8,400 kg
--- US $40 M Upgraded Basic Vehicle 683,000 lb
310,000 kg
Soyuz Fregat --- 10,560 lb
4,800 kg
US $45 M Upgraded Basic Vehicle + 3rd Stage 672,000 lb
305,000 kg

* Performance values from STARSEM Website

Vehicle Overview

  Liquid Strap-Ons
(4 Total)
Stage 1
(Core)
Stage 2 Stage 3
(Molniya)
Length 64.3 ft
19.6 m
91.2 ft
27.8 m
22.1 ft
6.7 m
8.7 ft
2.6 m
Diameter 8.8 ft
2.7 m
7.1 to 9.7 ft
2.15 to 2.95 m
8.7 ft
2.6 m
7.9 ft
2.4 m
Gross Mass 94,200 lb
42,750 kg
223,000 lb
101,000 kg
56,000 lb
25,400 kg
9,900 lb
4,500 kg
Propellant
   Propellant Mass
LOX / RP
86,400 lb
39,200 kg
LOX / RP
208,000 lb
94,500 kg
LOX / RP
50,700 lb
23,000 kg
LOX / RP
7,600 lb
3,450 kg
Engine**
   Thrust
   Isp
RD-107
223,000 lbf
991.7 kN
314 sec
RD-108
224,100 lbf
997.1 kN
315 sec
RD-461
67,000 lbf
298.2 kN
330 sec
11D-53
15,000 lbf
66,700 N
340 sec
Number of Engines 1 (per strap-on) 1 1 1
Nominal Burn Time 118 sec 286 sec 230 - 250 sec 192 sec

** Note:  Vacuum engine performance unless otherwise specified. 


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