On August 30, 2019 the Space Forces conducted a launch of a Rockot space launcher with the Geo-IK-2 geodetic satellite. The launch took place at 17:00 MSK (14:00 UTC) from the launch pad No. 3 of the launch complex No. 133 of the Plesetsk launch site. The rocket was equipped with a Briz-KM booster stage.

The satellite was deployed on a nearly circular orbit with altitude of about 960 km and inclination of 99.3 degrees. It received international designation 2019-057A and NORAD number 44517.

Rockot is a modified UR-100NUTTH/SS-19 missile converted as a space launcher. The ministry of defense announced that this is the last Rockot launch. Previous launch of Rockot took place in November 2018.

Previous Geo-IK-2 satellite, Cosmos-2517, was launched in June 2016.