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Rimsat G1

Proton

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Rimsat G1

Type: Communications

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

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

81/23 (81L), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

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

Family: Proton / UR-500

The Proton K/DM-2 was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on . Proton K/DM-2 has 103 successful launches and 7 failed launches with a total of 110 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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