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Proton / UR-500 K/D

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Location

81/23 (81L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

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

Rocket

Proton

Length: 57 meters
Diameter: 4 meters

This four stage version of the Proton was originally designed to send manned circumlunar spacecraft into translunar trajectory.

The Proton rocket has been launched a total of 13 times with 6 successful and 7 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
Founded: 1992
Launchers: Soyuz
Spacecraft: Soyuz
Country: RUS

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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Mattan Firouztala
Mattan Firouztala
21 days ago

1st launched march 7, 2021!!!!! this is 1970-1979!

Last edited 21 days ago by Mattan Firouztala