"The Soyuz-2.1B medium-class launch vehicle at the set time has successfully put the spacecraft into the calculated orbit in the interests of the Russian Ministry of Defense," according to the Roscosmos Telegram channel.

The launch of the carrier rocket and the launch of the vehicle into orbit took place in the normal mode.

Also on November 24, the Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle with the Progress M-UM cargo vehicle and the Prichal nodal module was launched from Baikonur.

According to the head of the state corporation Dmitry Rogozin, the launch of the Soyuz with the Prichal module went smoothly.