Vega-2

Overview

Destination: Venus flyby
Mission: Robotic Exploration

Venus flyby 200/40 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Venus & Halley comet flyby mission

Proton-K/D-1

Family: Proton / UR-502
Configuration: D-1

The Proton-K was a Russian, previously Soviet, carrier rocket derived from the earlier Proton. It was built by Khrunichev, and launched from sites 81 and 200 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    57.0 m
  • Diameter
    4.15 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.15 m
  • Launch Mass
    707 T
  • Thrust
    8847 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton-K/D-1
  • Family
    Proton / UR-502
  • Variant
    D-1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton-K/D-1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 361 Failures: 30 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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