Strategic Rocket Forces
Type: Earth Science
EarlyBird 1, a remote sensing satellite built by CTA Space Systems (now part of Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)) for EarthWatch, Inc., was to provide high resolution commercial imagery. EarthWatch planed to offer black-and-white images with a resolution as high as 3 meters per pixel, and color images with a resolution of 15 meters per pixel. The imaging sensor was derived from NASA’s cancelled Clark satellite.
Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
5 rockets have launched from Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.
Start-1 – Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology
- Family: Start
- Length: 22.7 m
- Diameter: 1.61 m
- Launch Mass: 47 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 632 kg
The Start-1 was manufactured by Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology with the first launch on 1993-03-25. Start-1 has 5 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 5 launches. Start-1 is a Russian satellite launch vehicle based on the RT-2PM Topol, a Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile developed by Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology.
Strategic Rocket Forces – RVSN RF
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: RVSN RF
- Founded: 1959
- Country: RUS
The Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation are a separate-troops branch of the Russian Armed Forces that control Russia’s land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).