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Spektr-R (RadioAstron)

Zenit-3F

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Spektr-R (RadioAstron)

Type: Astrophysics

The RadioAstron is an international space Very Long Baseline Interferometry project led by the Astro Space Center of Lebedev Physical Institute in Moscow, Russia. The aim of the mission is to use the Spektr-R space telescope to conduct interferometer observations in conjunction with the global ground radio telescope network in order to obtain images, coordinates, motions and evolution of angular structure of different radio emitting objects in the Universe with the extraordinary high angular resolution.

Location

45/1

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

469 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

45/1, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Zenit 3F

Length: 4.6 meters
Diameter: 0.42 meters

The Zenit 3F rocket has been launched a total of 4 times with 4 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
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.

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