Luna-16b

Overview

Destination: Lunar Orbit
Mission: Lunar Exploration

Lunar Orbit 81/24 (81P) Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Lunar lander and sample return probe

Proton

Family: Proton / UR-500
Configuration: K/D

This four stage version of the Proton was originally designed to send manned circumlunar spacecraft into translunar trajectory.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    57.0 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    696 T
  • Thrust
    8847 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton
  • Family
    Proton / UR-500
  • Variant
    K/D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton / UR-500 K/D
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Yuri Borisov Founded: 1992 Successes: 311 Failures: 11 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/24 (81P)


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