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Cosmos-1

Volna

Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Cosmos-1

Type: Earth Science

Cosmos 1 was a project by Cosmos Studios and The Planetary Society to test a solar sail in space. As part of the project, an unmanned solar-sail spacecraft named Cosmos 1 was launched into space at 15:46:09 EDT (19:46:09 UTC) on June 21, 2005 from the submarine Borisoglebsk in the Barents Sea. However, a rocket failure prevented the spacecraft from reaching its intended orbit.

Location

Borisoglebsk (K-496)

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Borisoglebsk (K-496), Sea Launch

Agency

Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

Type: Commercial

Founded: 1947

Country: RUS

The JSC Makeyev Design Bureau is a Russian missile design company located in Miass, Russia.

Established in December 1947 as SKB-385, the company is the main designer of submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) in Russia. The organization was named in honor of Victor Makeyev. Its full official name is State Rocket Center «Academician V.P. Makeev Design Bureau».

In 1965, SKB-385 was redesignated the Design Bureau of Machine-Building (KBM) under the Ministry of General Machine-Building.

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