Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $65,000,000
Elektro-L is a series of meteorological satellites developed for the Russian Federal Space Agency by NPO Lavochkin. They are designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earthâ€™s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Proton-M Blok DM-03 – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
- Family: Proton / UR-500
- Length: 58.2 m
- Diameter: 7.4 m
- Launch Mass: 712 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 2100 kg
The Proton-M Blok DM-03 was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on 2010-12-05. Proton-M Blok DM-03 has 4 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 6 launches. Proton-M Blok DM-03 is a four stage Russian heavy lift launch vehicle derived from the Soviet Proton launch vehicle.
It is a Proton-M with an added DM-03 Fourth stage.
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.