Encyclopedia Astronautica

Credit: © Mark Wade
ICBM-Derived LVs
The range of launch vehicles derived from decommissioned ballistic missiles offered for sale by Russia after the cold war.
Credit: © Mark Wade
Russian orbital launch vehicle. Launch vehicle using the 1st stage of the SS-N-20 SLBM topped by an SS-N-23 SLBM (RSM-52+RSM-54). Liftoff mass 104 tonnes. Can be launched from stationary or mobile platforms.

LEO Payload: 2,400 kg (5,200 lb) to a 200 km orbit.

Status: Design 1993.
Payload: 2,400 kg (5,200 lb).
Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

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  • Makeyev Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Makeyev Design Bureau, Kolomna, Russia. More...

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