Luna-1

Overview

Destination: Lunar Impactor
Mission: Lunar Exploration

Lunar Impactor 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Luna 1 was the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Earth's Moon. Intended to be an impactor it was launched as part of the Soviet Luna programme. Due to an incorrectly timed upper stage burn during launch it missed the Moon.

Vostok-L 8K72

Family: Vostok
Configuration: L 8K72

The Vostok-L was a rocket used by the Soviet Union to conduct several early tests of the Vostok spacecraft

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    30.84 m
  • Diameter
    2.6 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.6 m
  • Launch Mass
    277 T
  • Thrust
    3956 kN
Family
  • Name
    Vostok-L 8K72
  • Family
    Vostok
  • Variant
    L 8K72
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Vostok-L 8K72
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Energia

Energia

(OKB-1)

Founded: 1946 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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