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Soyuz-GVK

Soyuz-GVK [Roskosmos]

The Soyuz GVK is a unmanned freighter with cargo return capability based on the crewed Soyuz-MS, but lacks the crew supporting equipment.

Soyuz-GVK will be launched on Soyuz-2-1b boosters. The maiden flight is planned for August 2019.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Cargo
Operator: RAKA
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: KTDU-80 (S5.80)
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 8020 kg
Orbit: 400 km × 400 km, 51.6 (typical)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Soyuz-GVK 01 - 2019 Ba Soyuz-2-1b

References:

  • Energiya Website