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Angara A5/Blok DM-03

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Failure

Mission


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  • Type: Test Flight
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $31,000,000

This is the third test flight of Angara A5 launch vehicle and its first flight with Persey upper stage. Since it’s a test flight, the rocket carries a mass simulator payload.

Location


35/1

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

35/1 has witnessed the launch of 6 rockets, including 6 orbital launch attempts, while Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation, has been the site for 1667 rocket launches.

35/1

Rocket


Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center Angara A5/Blok DM-03

Angara A5/Blok DM-03 is an Angara A5 with an improved Blok DM-03 RP-1/LOX upper stage. There are 2 variants for the DM-03: the Persey for launches from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, and the Orion for launches from the Vostochny Cosmodrome.

Angara A5/Blok DM-03

Agency


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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

New spacecraft will travel, all the very best on first launch

Judy
Judy
2 years ago

Merry Christmas to all our space friends .

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
2 years ago

Successful launch its to bad we could not see it via Video , maybe next time .?

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
Reply to  Ken & Judy
2 years ago

P.S just saw the launch via webcam , looks like back to the drawing board but this is what space exploration is all about.