Live Special Event

Soyuz- Gonets M Launch and Kepler Communications webcast

UPDATE: Sources report an on-time and early indications are a successful launch.

Please Note: This page only broadcasts during special live events. The live launch video will be available approximately 20 – 60 minutes before launch.

Next Live Event: Soyuz- Gonets M Launch
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b
Date: Sep. 28, 2020
Launch Time: 11:20 GMT (7:20 am EDT)
Webcast Time: 12:30 GMT (8:20 am EDT)
Launch Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

About: A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch three Gonets M communications satellites along with 15 small satellites including two from Kepler Communications. Note that this is a military launch and Russia will not be webcasting the launch.

The Kepler webcast is scheduled to to go live at 8:30 am EDT.

Watch a replay of the Kepler webcast