Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
Type: Earth Science
Elektro (or GOMS, Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite) is a three-axis stabilized satellite with a payload that includes a three-channel, earth-imaging radiometer as well as comprehensive communications facilities together with a capability to measure space radiation spectra and densities. It is the space component of the Planeta-C Meteorological Space System.
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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center – KhSC
- 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.