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Rimsat G1

Proton

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Rimsat G1

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit

The geostationary Gorizont satellites are part of the Russian YeSSS Unified Satellite Communication System. These satellites provided civilian and military telephone, telegraph, and facsimile communications services, in addition to relaying TV and radio broadcasts. Gorizont also supported maritime and international communications from 1988 as an element of the Okean system operating at 1.5 to 1.6 GHz. The Gorizont system occupies 10 position on the geostationary orbit.

Location


81/23 (81L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/23 (81L) has witnessed the launch of 104 rockets, including 104 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

81/23 (81L)

Rocket


Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center Proton K/DM-2

Proton K/DM-2

Agency


Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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.

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
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