Sputnik 18

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit Mayak-2 Kapustin Yar, Russian Federation

Cosmos 8 is a DS-K8 demonstration satellite. It re-entered the atmosphere on August 17, 1963.

Kosmos-2I 63S1

Family: Kosmos 63S1
Configuration:

Kosmos-2I is the designation applied to two Soviet carrier rockets which were used to orbit satellites between 1961 and 1977.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    31.0 m
  • Diameter
    1.6 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    48 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Kosmos-2I 63S1
  • Family
    Kosmos 63S1
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Kosmos-2I
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    300 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Strategic Rocket Forces

Circle Image
Founded: 1959 Successes: 12 Failures: 3 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Federation are a separate-troops branch of the Russian Armed Forces that control Russia's land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

WIKI

Kapustin Yar, Russian Federation

Mayak-2


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