Luna-4b

Overview

Destination: Lunar flyby
Mission: Lunar Exploration

Lunar flyby 1/5 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Luna 1960B was the third Soviet attempt to photograph the far side of the Moon, the first being the highly successful Luna 3 mission and the second being the unsuccessful Luna 1960A. Luna 1960B was launched on April 16, 1960. It was designed to duplicate the Luna 3 mission, but with higher resolution cameras and a closer approach to 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: 22 Failures: 8 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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