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COMPASS-2

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Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Launch Status
Success

Mission

COMPASS-2

Type: Communications

The COMPASS-2 or DragSail-Cubesat cubesat project is conducted at the Fachhochschule Aachen for educational purposes and technology demonstration. COMPASS-2 is an universal experimental satellite bus, providing the subsystems for the payloads such as electric power, data storage and handling, attitude control and communication. The center 1U module contains the satellite’s avionics, while the two outer 1U payload boxes offer companies and universities an easy way to test and validate their experiments in space.

Location

Ekaterinburg (K-84)

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Ekaterinburg (K-84), Sea Launch

Agency

Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Type: Commercial

Founded: 1947

Country: RUS

The JSC Makeyev Design Bureau is a Russian missile design company located in Miass, Russia.

Established in December 1947 as SKB-385, the company is the main designer of submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) in Russia. The organization was named in honor of Victor Makeyev. Its full official name is State Rocket Center «Academician V.P. Makeev Design Bureau».

In 1965, SKB-385 was redesignated the Design Bureau of Machine-Building (KBM) under the Ministry of General Machine-Building.

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