Sputnik 2

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Second artificial satellite and first to carry an animal into orbit.

Sputnik 8K74PS

Family: Sputnik
Configuration: 8K74PS

An early Russian rocket designed by Sergei Korolev in the Soviet Union

Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Sputnik 8K74PS
  • Family
    Sputnik
  • Variant
    8K74PS
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Sputnik 8K74PS
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Energia

Energia

(OKB-1)

Founded: 1946 Successes: 22 Failures: 8 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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