OGCh 4

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Suborbital 67/22 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Missile equipped with the 8F021 warhead

R-36O 8K69

Family: R-36O
Configuration: 8K69

The R-36O was the only orbiting military nuclear weapon ever deployed, although in order to remain legal under international treaties it was a 'fractional orbital' weapon. Although American infrared early warning satellites invalidated the 'surprise attack' component of the concept, 18 missiles were operational from 1969 to 1983.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    32.6 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    182 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    R-36O 8K69
  • Family
    R-36O
  • Variant
    8K69
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    R-36O 8K69
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

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Director: Alexander Degtyarev Founded: 1951 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Yuzhnoye Design Office, located in Dnipro, Ukraine, is a designer of satellites and rockets, and formerly of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) established by Mikhail Yangel in 1951. The Zenit launch vehicle currently launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome but also used to launch from an ocean platform, Odyssey.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

67/22


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