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Elektro-L No.4

Proton-M/Blok DM-03

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Mission

Elektro-L No.4

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 Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.

Location

Unknown Pad

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Unknown Pad, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

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.

Agency

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.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
5 days ago

Good luck with earth science.?