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Strela-3 125 to 127 & Gonets 7 to 9

Tsiklon-3

Strategic Rocket Forces

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Strela-3 125 to 127 & Gonets 7 to 9

Type: Communications

Gonets- satellite were the civilian derivate of the military Strela-3 satellite system. The Gonets system was offered to support international health organizations to meet their global communications needs for the transfer of medical data and records to remote sites. Strela-3 was second generation of strategic store-dump military communications satellite. Development of this generation to replace the first generation Strela-1M and Strela-2M satellites began in 1973.

Trajectory

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Location

32/1

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

1661 rockets have launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.

32/1, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Rocket

Tsiklon-3 – Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

  • Family: Tsiklon
  • Length: 39.27 m
  • Diameter: 3 m
  • Launch Mass: 189 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 4100 kg

The Tsiklon-3 was manufactured by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau with the first launch on 1977-06-24. Tsiklon-3 has 115 successful launches and 7 failed launches with a total of 122 launches. 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

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).

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