Rokot / Briz-KM
Gonets-M18, Gonets-M19, Gonets-M20

Rokot / Briz-KM | Gonets-M18, Gonets-M19, Gonets-M20

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces launch of a Rokot / Briz-KM Rocket

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces was scheduled to launch a Rokot / Briz-KM rocket as part of the Gonets-M18, Gonets-M19, Gonets-M20 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Jul 3rd, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT from 133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Gonets-M18, Gonets-M19, Gonets-M20

Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Rokot / Briz-KM

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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