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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, manufactured by Yuzhnoye Design Bureau established in 1951, undertook its inaugural launch on 06/24/1977. Notably, Tsiklon-3 has 115 successful launches and 7 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 122 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

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.

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