Encyclopedia Astronautica
R-21



r21.jpg
R-21
Credit: © Mark Wade
First flight 1962. NATO code Serb may apply to SS-N-6 instead. First subsurface launched SLBM (development began at OKB- 586 and transferred to SKB-385).

More... - Chronology...


Associated Launch Vehicles
  • R-21 Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. First flight 1962. NATO code Serb may apply to SS-N-6 instead. First subsurface launched SLBM (development began at OKB- 586 and transferred to SKB-385). More...
  • R-21A Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. Version of R-21 SLBM on Yankee submarines. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Sea-launched Sounding rocket launched from a naval vessel at an undocumented location. 2001 launches from 1956 to 2008, reaching up to 35,820 kilometers altitude, fall into this category. More...

R-21 Chronology


1960 May 1 - . Launch Site: Black Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 45.0 N x 35.0 E. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21. LV Configuration: R-21 K-1.1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1961 - . Launch Site: Black Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 45.0 N x 35.0 E. Launch Platform: S-229. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21. LV Configuration: R-21 K-1.1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1961 October 1 - . Launch Site: Black Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 45.0 N x 35.0 E. Launch Platform: S-229. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21. LV Configuration: R-21 K-1.1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1962 February 24 - . Launch Site: Sea-launched. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: HOTEL2. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 293 km (182 mi).

1963 - . Launch Site: Sea-launched. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: HOTEL2. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 293 km (182 mi).

1967 - . Launch Site: Sea-launched. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: GOLF2. LV Family: R-21. Launch Vehicle: R-21.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 293 km (182 mi).

Home - Browse - Contact
© / Conditions for Use