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AMC 14

Proton-M Briz-M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

AMC 14

Type: Communications

American communications satellite scheduled to operate in GEO, but was left stranded in a too low transfer orbit due to a launch vehicle failure. It was sold to the US Department of Defense and operated from geosynchronous orbit.

Location

200/39 (200L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

200/39 (200L), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Family: Proton / UR-500
Length: 53 m
Diameter: 7.4 m
Launch Mass: 712 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 21000 kg

The Proton-M Briz-M was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on . Proton-M Briz-M has 60 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 66 launches.

Agency

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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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