Buran OK-1K

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit 110/37 (110L) Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

First and only flight of the Buran space shuttle

Energiya/Buran

Family: Energiya
Configuration:

Energia (Russian: Энергия, Energiya, "Energy") (GRAU 11K25) was a Soviet rocket that was designed by NPO Energia to serve as a heavy-lift partially recoverable launch system for a variety of payloads including the Buran spacecraft.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    97.0 m
  • Diameter
    17.65 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    2629 T
  • Thrust
    35301 kN
Family
  • Name
    Energiya/Buran
  • Family
    Energiya
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Energiya/Buran
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    90400 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
    20000 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Buran OK-1K


In-active Human Rated Unmanned Crew Capacity: 4 Payload Capacity: 30000 kg
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: 1.01

First and only Buran orbiter to fly in space. It was destroyed in 2002 when the hangar it was stored in collapsed.

Buran Details

Energia

Energia

(OKB-1)

Founded: 1946 Successes: 22 Failures: 8 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

110/37 (110L)


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