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.

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Launch Vehicle


Rokot / Briz-KM

Configuration:
Family: Rokot

Vehicle Specifications


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


Sentinel-3A is the first in a pair of earth observation satellites developed by ESA to provide near real time data for the GMES Program. Sentinel-3A contains a temperature scanner, colour instrument and altimeter for monitoring the sea and land. The satellite focuses on providing accurate data about the oceans and in addition also provides information about wildfires and vegetation.

Launch Window


NET: February 16th 2016 - 17:57 UTC

Open: February 16th 2016 - 17:57 UTC

Close: February 16th 2016 - 17:57 UTC

Watch the Launch



Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ipvoTzj1yc

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