Zeya

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Low Earth Orbit 5 Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

The Mozhayets 2 (Zeya, RS 16) satellite was a Russian Military experimental communications satellite launched on 4 March 1997. Zeya was named after the Zeya River, which is very close to its launch site, Cosmodrome Svobodniy. A Start-1.2 rocket transported it into orbit. This was the first satellite launched from this new Russian launch site in far eastern Russia.

Start-1.2

Family:
Configuration: 1.2

Start-1 is a Russian satellite launch vehicle based on the RT-2PM Topol, a Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile developed by Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology.

Specifications
  • Length
    22.7 m
  • Diameter
    1.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.8 m
  • Launch Mass
    47 T
  • Thrust
    500 kN
Family
  • Name
    Start-1.2
  • Family
  • Variant
    1.2
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Start-1.2
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology

Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology

(MITT)

Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology is a Russian (formerly Soviet) engineering and scientific research institute founded on May 13, 1946. The institute is located in the Otradnoye District in the north of Moscow. Previously, it was primarily focused on developing ballistic missiles and rockets to increase the nation's strategic deterrent capability. Today it is also involved in civilian projects and has modified some of its intercontinental ballistic missiles into launch vehicles to be used for satellites.

WIKI

Svobodny Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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