Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Proton-M Briz-M

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 75 Failures: 10 Pending: 16

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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Launch Vehicle


Proton-M Briz-M

Configuration: Briz-M
Family: Proton

Vehicle Specifications


Proton-M Briz-M
GTO: 4500
LEO: 21000
Length: 53.0 m
Diameter: 7.4 m
Launch Mass: 712k kg
Thurst: 10000 kN
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Navigation


Glonass-M, also known as Uragan-M, are the second generation of Uragan satellite design used for GLONASS satellite navigation system. GLONASS is a Russian space-based navigation system comparable to the similar GPS and Galileo systems. This generation improves on accuracy, power consumption and design life. Each satellite weighs 1415 kg, is equipped with 12 L-band antennas, and has an operational lifetime of 7 years.

Launch Window


NET: November 4th 2011 - 12:51 UTC

Open: November 4th 2011 - 12:51 UTC

Close: November 4th 2011 - 12:51 UTC

Watch the Launch



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDAMXDy0Lu8

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