Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Rokot / Briz-KM

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 77 Failures: 10 Pending: 15

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


Earth Science

Sentinel-5P, also known as Sentinel-5 Precursor, is an Earth observation satellite developed by European space agency as a part of Copernicus Programme. Being the first mission of the program dedicated to monitoring air pollution, Sentinel-5P is tasked to perform atmospheric measurements relating to air quality, climate forcing, ozone and UV radiation.

Launch Window

NET: October 13th 2017 - 09:27 UTC

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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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