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EROS A1

Start-1

Strategic Rocket Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission

EROS A1

Type: Earth Science

EROS A (Earth Resources Observation Systems A) is the first in a constellation of sun-synchronous, polar-orbiting satellites that ImageSat plans to deploy during this decade.

Location

5

Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

5 rockets have launched from Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.

5, Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Rocket

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.

Agency

Strategic Rocket Forces

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).

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