Rokot / Briz-K
Russian Space Forces
Radio-ROSTO, also known as RS 15, was a small amateur radio satellite launched on the maiden orbital flight of the Rokot-K booster.
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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
1540 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Rokot/Briz-K – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
- Family: Rokot
- Length: 29 m
- Diameter: 2.5 m
- Launch Mass: 107 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1850 kg
The Rokot/Briz-K was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on 1990-11-20. Rokot/Briz-K has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. Rokot also transliterated Rockot, is a Russian space launch vehicle that can launch a payload of 1,950 kilograms into a 200 kilometre Earth orbit with 63° inclination. It is a derivative of the UR-100N (SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), supplied and operated by Eurockot Launch Services.
Russian Space Forces – VKS
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: VKS
- Administration: Commander: Aleksandr Golovko
- Founded: 1992
- Country: RUS
The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.