Angara A5

Active Angara

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center (KhSC)

Dec. 23, 2014

Description

Currently the largest rocket in the Angara family, Angara A5 utilizes five Universal Rocket Modules as the first stage, and is designed to phase out Proton.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    55.4 m
  • Diameter
    8.86 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    773 T
  • Thrust
    9600 kN
Family
  • Name
    Angara A5
  • Family
    Angara
  • Variant
    Briz-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Angara A5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    24500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5200 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    2800 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Government
Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy
KhSC 1916

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

Upcoming Spaceflights


Angara A5/Briz-M | Unknown military payload

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Jan. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Angara A5/Briz-M | IPM

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Dec. 23, 2014, 5:57 a.m.
Status: Success
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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