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Kosmos 2555 (MKA-R)

Angara 1.2

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Kosmos 2555 (MKA-R)

Type: Government/Top Secret
Launch Cost: $31,000,000

Russian military radar satellite.

Location

35/1

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

1651 rockets have launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.

35/1, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Rocket

Angara 1.2 – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Family: Angara
Length: 41.5 m
Diameter: 2.9 m
Launch Mass: 171 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3700 kg

The Angara 1.2 was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on 2014-07-09. Angara 1.2 has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. The Angara 1.2 is the base launcher for the Angara launch family that uses a modular approach to create multiple launch vehicle configurations for various mission requirements. The Angara 1.2 consists of a standard Universal Rocket Module for the core stage and either a modified Block I Upper Stage or a Briz-KM upper stage.

Agency

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Type: Government
Abbreviation: KhSC
Administration: Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy
Founded: 1916
Launchers: Proton | Rokot

Country: RUS

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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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
6 months ago

Top secret ,mum’s the word on this one folks.

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
5 months ago

Foot Note:
if all the above launches take place on the 31 Jan, 2022 it will be a total of 10 but they are more likely to be “tentative ” launch dates we suspect.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

We think it made it.? Ops launch date change till tomorrow now .

Last edited 1 month ago by Judy