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Tubsat-N & N1

Shtil'-1

Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Tubsat-N & N1

Type: Communications

TUBSAT-N and Tubsat-N1 are two nanosatellites, which were launched on the 7th of July 1998 as a satellite cluster from a submarine with a russian Shtil-1 rocket in the Barents Sea. All systems are working well and the satellites are in a excellent overall condition. The satellites were separated in orbit via telecommand. Both satellites were developed at the Technical University of Berlin and the complete project was financed by DLR.

Location

Novomoskovsk (K-407)

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Novomoskovsk (K-407), Sea Launch

Rocket

Shtil’-1 – KB Mashinostroyeniya

Family: Shtil’
Length: 14.8 m
Diameter: 1.9 m
Launch Mass: 40 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 430 kg

The Shtil’-1 was manufactured by KB Mashinostroyeniya with the first launch on 1998-07-07. Shtil’-1 has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. A Russian intercontinental ballistic orbital launch vehicle. Three stage vehicle based on R-29RM SLBM

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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