Yuzhnoye Design Bureau
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.INFO WIKI
The RadioAstron is an international space Very Long Baseline Interferometry project led by the Astro Space Center of Lebedev Physical Institute in Moscow, Russia. The aim of the mission is to use the Spektr-R space telescope to conduct interferometer observations in conjunction with the global ground radio telescope network in order to obtain images, coordinates, motions and evolution of angular structure of different radio emitting objects in the Universe with the extraordinary high angular resolution.
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Instantaneous launch window.