On 23 March 2023, at 09:40:11 MSK (06:40:11 UTC) crews of the Air and Space Forces conducted a successful launch of a Soyuz 2.1a launcher from the launch pad No. 3 of the launch complex No. 43 of the Plesetsk test site. The satellite delivered into orbit is believed to be a digital cartographic satellite Bars-M.

According to an official statement, the satellite is designated Cosmos-2567. It was registered as object 55978 by NORAD and received international designation 2023-040A.

This is the fourth launch of satellites of the Bars-M type. The previous launch took place in May 2022.