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Meteor-3 6

Tsiklon-3

Russian Space Forces

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Meteor-3 6

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $15,000,000

Third generation meteorological satellite

Location


32/1

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

32/1 has witnessed the launch of 57 rockets, including 57 orbital launch attempts, while Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation, has been the site for 1666 rocket launches.

32/1

Rocket


Yuzhnoye Design Bureau Tsiklon-3

The Tsyklon-3 was a Soviet, and subsequently Ukrainian orbital carrier rocket. A derivative of the R-36 ICBM, and a member of the Tsyklon family, it made its maiden flight on 24 June 1977, and was retired on 30 January 2009.

Agency


Russian Space Forces

The Russian Space Forces are a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Russia. Having been reestablished following August 1, 2015 merger between the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces after a 2011 dissolving of the branch. The Russian Space Forces were originally formed on August 10, 1992 and the creation of the Russian Armed Forces.

Russian Space Forces
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