Aureole 3

Overview

Destination: Elliptical Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Elliptical Orbit 32/1 Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Joint Soviet-French satellite dedicated to magnetospheric research

Tsiklon-3

Family:
Configuration: 3

The Tsyklon-3 was a Soviet, and subsequently Ukrainian orbital carrier rocket. A derivative of the R-36 ICBM, and a member of the Tsyklon family, it made its maiden flight on 24 June 1977, and was retired on 30 January 2009.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    39.27 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    189 T
  • Thrust
    2713 kN
Family
  • Name
    Tsiklon-3
  • Family
  • Variant
    3
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Tsiklon-3
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $15000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

(OKB-586)

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

Agency Type:

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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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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