LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Sun Apr 27 1958
Soviet Space Program

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Launch Failure
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(7:00 AM UTC)

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(7:00 AM UTC)

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(7:00 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Sputnik 8A91

Description:

An early Russian rocket designed by Sergei Korolev in the Soviet Union

Sputnik 8A91 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Earth Science
  • First complex scientific satellite with 12 experiments and a total mass of1327 kg. It failed to reach orbit due to a launch vehicle failure.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad

1/5