LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Oct 09 1991
Soviet Space Program

Orlets-1 3

Launch Successful
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Launch Time

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(1:15 PM UTC)

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(1:15 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(1:15 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Soyuz-U2

Description:

The Soyuz-U2 was a Soviet, later Russian, carrier rocket. It was derived from the Soyuz-U, and a member of the R-7 family of rockets. It featured increased performance compared with the baseline Soyuz-U, due to the use of syntin propellant, as opposed to RP-1 paraffin, used on the Soyuz-U.

Soyuz-U2 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Film-return reconnaissance satellite
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad

1/5