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Molniya-3 50L

Molniya 8K78M-PVB

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Launch Status
Success

Mission


Molniya-3 50L

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Elliptical Orbit

Molniya communication satellites operating from a highly elliptical orbit

Location


43/3 (43L)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/3 (43L) has witnessed the launch of 229 rockets, including 229 orbital launch attempts, while Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation, has been the site for 1666 rocket launches.

43/3 (43L)

Rocket


Progress Rocket Space Center Molniya 8K78M-PVB

A Russian orbital launch vehicle. Version of Molniya 8k78M with safety modifications to prevent and resist fires in all stages and the avionics compartment.

Agency


Progress Rocket Space Center

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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