US-A 5

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit 90 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Active radar satellite for ocean surveillance powered by a nuclear reactor.

Tsiklon-2

Family: Tsiklon
Configuration: 2

The Tsyklon-2 (cyclone-2), also known as Tsiklon-2 and Tsyklon-M, GRAU index 11K69, was a Ukrainian, previously Soviet orbital carrier rocket used from the 1960s to the late 2000s.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    39.7 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    182 T
  • Thrust
    2366 kN
Family
  • Name
    Tsiklon-2
  • Family
    Tsiklon
  • Variant
    2
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Tsiklon-2
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$12M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    2820 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

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Director: Alexander Degtyarev Founded: 1951 Successes: 275 Failures: 19 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Yuzhnoye Design Office, located in Dnipro, Ukraine, is a designer of satellites and rockets, and formerly of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) established by Mikhail Yangel in 1951. The Zenit launch vehicle currently launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome but also used to launch from an ocean platform, Odyssey.

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