Yuzhnoye Design Bureau

Zenit

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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

Configuration: 3SL
Family: Zenith

Vehicle Specifications


Zenit 3SL
GTO: 0
LEO: 0
Length: 4.6 m
Diameter: 0.42 m
Launch Mass: 0k kg
Thurst: 45 kN

Communications


With up to 51 transponders, the EUTELSAT 3B satellite will complement Eutelsat’s capacity portfolio and geographic reach, adding resources in three frequency bands connected to fixed and steerable antennas for maximum flexibility.

Launch Window


NET: May 26th 2014 - 21:09 UTC

Open: May 26th 2014 - 21:09 UTC

Close: May 26th 2014 - 21:09 UTC

Watch the Launch



Sea Launch

Launch Platform Odyssey, Pacific


Links


Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORRgsX1tnkM

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