Zenit-6U 9

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit 43/3 (43L) Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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: 306 Failures: 11 Pending: 13

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

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

43/3 (43L)


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