Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Rokot / Briz-KM

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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.


Launch Vehicle

Rokot / Briz-KM

Family: Rokot

Vehicle Specifications

GTO: 0
LEO: 1850
Length: 29.0 m
Diameter: 2.5 m
Launch Mass: 107k kg
Thurst: 1870 kN


Gonets-M are an upgraded version of Gonets satellites, derived from military communications system Strela-3. Gonets-M constellation is tasked with monitoring ecological and industrial objects, providing communication and data transmission services, covering also the remote areas like the Far North region.

Launch Window

NET: September 11th 2013 - 23:23 UTC

Open: September 11th 2013 - 23:23 UTC

Close: September 11th 2013 - 23:23 UTC

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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia




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