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Okean-O

Zenit-2

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Okean-O

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Polar Orbit

Okean-O was a joint Ukrainian and Russian remote sensing satellite program designed as a follow on to the Okean-O1 series. It was designed to gather remote sensing data crucial for research of natural resources of the Earth and world oceans. The mission also included ecological monitoring and management of externalities (weather forecast, hazards prevention).

Location


45/1

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

45/1 has witnessed the launch of 46 rockets, including 46 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1546 rocket launches.

45/1

Rocket


Yuzhnoye Design Bureau Zenit-2

Zenit is a family of space launch vehicles designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau in Dnipro, Ukraine, which was then part of the Soviet Union.

Agency


Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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