Soyuz 2.1b Launches Russian Early Warning Satellite

Soyuz 2.1b Launches Russian Early Warning Satellite

The launch occurred from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. Plesetsk is located in the Arkhangelsk oblast. The Cosmodrome has been in operation since 1957 and is predominately used for Russian military launches.

Coronavirus on the ISS

No, it’s not the title of the latest apocalyptic space movie. There are real fears that COVID-19 may have hitched a ride on the latest flight from Earth to the International Space Station.