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RS-15 Radio-ROSTO

Rokot / Briz-K

Russian Space Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

RS-15 Radio-ROSTO

Type: Communications

Radio-ROSTO, also known as RS 15, was a small amateur radio satellite launched on the maiden orbital flight of the Rokot-K booster.

Location

175/58

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

175/58, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

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.

Agency

Russian Space Forces

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.

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