MLM Nauka

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit 200/39 (200L) Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Nauka (which means "Science" in Russian), also known as Multipurpose Laboratory Module (MLM), is a new module of the russian segment of the ISS.

Updates

Nosu • May 26, 2021, 8:01 a.m.

The MLM Nauka module has successfully completed its testing phase. Launch currently targeted for July 15.



Proton-M

Family: Proton / UR-500
Configuration:

Proton-M is a three stage Russian heavy lift launch vehicle derived from the Soviet Proton launch vehicle. Image Credit: Alex Lane

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    58.2 m
  • Diameter
    7.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.35 m
  • Launch Mass
    705 T
  • Thrust
    10532 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton-M
  • Family
    Proton / UR-500
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $65,000,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    23000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    6920 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    3250 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 71 Failures: 7 Pending: 7

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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