Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Type: Government/Top Secret
Second generation ELING satellite
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Zenit-2 – Yuzhnoye Design Bureau
- Family: Zenith
- Length: 57 m
- Diameter: 3.9 m
- Launch Mass: 459 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 13740 kg
The Zenit-2 was manufactured by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau with the first launch on 1985-04-13. Zenit-2 has 29 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 35 launches. 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.
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) – RFSA
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: RFSA
- Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
- Founded: 1992
- Launchers: Soyuz
- Spacecraft: Soyuz
- Country: RUS
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.