Zenit-6U 38

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Optical film-return reconnaissance satellite

Soyuz U

Family: Soyuz
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    51.1 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    313 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz U
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz U
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    6900 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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Administrator: Yuri Borisov Founded: 1992 Successes: 299 Failures: 11 Pending: 11

Agency Type: Government

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

31/6


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Long March 2D
Success
2 days, 9 hours ago
PIESAT-1 x 4
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Falcon 9
Success
3 days ago
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Soyuz 2-1v
Success
3 days ago
Kosmos 2568 (EO MKA-4)
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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Shavit-2
Success
3 days, 21 hours ago
Ofek-13
Unknown Pad - Palmachim Airbase, State of Israel

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6 days, 17 hours ago
OneWeb 18
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Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
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A batch of 56 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Electron
Success
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Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Kosmos 2567 (Bars-M No. 4)
43/3 (43L) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Note: Payload identity uncertain. Bars-M is the second incarnation of the Bars project, which was started in the mid 1990ies to develop a success…


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Failure
1 week, 2 days ago
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Launch Complex 16 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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