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Khayyam & rideshare

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Khayyam & rideshare

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $48,500,000

Khayyam, also known as Project 505, is a Russian built Earth observation satellite for Iran. The satellite is built by VNIIEM and NPK Barl on a currently unidentified satellite bus, with resolution reaching < 1 m. 16 Russian cubesats from various institutions/universities are also arranged for launch as secondary payload by Aerospace Capital.



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1534 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
Founded: 1992
Launchers: Soyuz
Spacecraft: Soyuz
Country: RUS

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
1 month ago

Satellite for Iran says it all.????

Ken & Judy
Ken & Judy
1 month ago

Interesting launch.!