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Zarya

Proton

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Zarya

Type: Human Exploration

The Zarya Control Module, also known by the technical term Functional Cargo Block and the Russian acronym FGB, was the first component launched for the International Space Station. This module was designed to provide the station’s initial propulsion and power. The 19,323 kilogram pressurized module was launched on a Russian Proton rocket in November 1998.

Location

81/23 (81L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1531 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

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

Rocket

Proton-K – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Family: Proton / UR-500

The Proton-K was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on . Proton-K has 26 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 29 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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