Molniya-3 50L

Overview

Destination: Elliptical Orbit
Mission: Communications

Elliptical Orbit 43/3 (43L) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Molniya communication satellites operating from a highly elliptical orbit

Molniya 8K78M-PVB

Family: R-7
Configuration: 8K78M-PVB

A Russian orbital launch vehicle. Version of Molniya 8k78M with safety modifications to prevent and resist fires in all stages and the avionics compartment.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Molniya 8K78M-PVB
  • Family
    R-7
  • Variant
    8K78M-PVB
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Molniya 8K78M-PVB
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 269 Failures: 10 Pending: 24

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/3 (43L)


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