20231125 Cosmos-2572.pngOn 25 November 2023, at 23:58:07 MSK (20:58:07 UTC) crews of the Air and Space Forces conducted a successful launch of a Souyz-2.1b launcher from the 43/4 launch pad of the Plesetsk test site.

The satellite delivered into orbit was designated Cosmos-2572. It received international designation 2023-182A and registered by NORAD as object 58435.

Cosmos-2572 was deployed on a circular orbit with altitude of about 300 km. It is believed to be the first optical reconnaissance satellite of a new type, known as 4F156 Razdan.