Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

Zenit 3F

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Director: Alexander Degtyarev Founded: 1951 Successes: 22 Failures: 2 Pending: 1

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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Launch Vehicle


Zenit 3F

Configuration:
Family: Zenith

Vehicle Specifications


Zenit
GTO: 0
LEO: 0
Length: 4.6 m
Diameter: 0.42 m
Launch Mass: 0k kg
Thurst: 45 kN

Astrophysics


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.

Launch Window


NET: July 18th 2011 - 02:31 UTC

Open: July 18th 2011 - 02:31 UTC

Close: July 18th 2011 - 02:31 UTC

Watch the Launch



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

45/1, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12TFvcWe8aQ

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