RS-15 Radio-ROSTO

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Low Earth Orbit 175/58 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Radio-ROSTO, also known as RS 15, was a small amateur radio satellite launched on the maiden orbital flight of the Rokot-K booster.

Rokot/Briz-K

Family: Rokot
Configuration: Briz-K

Rokot also transliterated Rockot, is a Russian space launch vehicle that can launch a payload of 1,950 kilograms into a 200 kilometre Earth orbit with 63° inclination. It is a derivative of the UR-100N (SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), supplied and operated by Eurockot Launch Services.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    29.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Launch Mass
    107 T
  • Thrust
    1870 kN
Family
  • Name
    Rokot/Briz-K
  • Family
    Rokot
  • Variant
    Briz-K
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Rokot/Briz-K
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $41800000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1850 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1200 kg

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 363 Failures: 32 Pending: 5

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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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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