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Emba


Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 4 launches from 1967 to 1970, reaching up to 250 kilometers altitude.

Longitude: 30.5835 deg.
Latitude: 29.7910 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • MR-12 The MR-12 sounding rocket was developed by the Soviet Union as a modern replacement for the MR-1 Meteo. It was a single stage solid rocket with a 170 kg payload. Payload section 1.55 m long, 0.445 m in diameter. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • MR-12 Russian sounding rocket. The MR-12 sounding rocket was developed by the Soviet Union as a modern replacement for the MR-1 Meteo. It was a single stage solid rocket with a 170 kg payload. Payload section 1.55 m long, 0.445 m in diameter. More...
  • MR-25 Russian sounding rocket. Version of the MR-20. More...

Emba Chronology


1967 June 21 - . Launch Site: Emba. LV Family: MR-12. Launch Vehicle: MR-12. LV Configuration: MR-12 M-175.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: AN. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1967 June 22 - . Launch Site: Emba. LV Family: MR-12. Launch Vehicle: MR-12. LV Configuration: MR-12 M-175.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: AN. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1970 March 1 - . Launch Site: Emba. LV Family: MR-12. Launch Vehicle: MR-25. LV Configuration: MR-25 M-250.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: AN. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1970 March 1 - . Launch Site: Emba. LV Family: MR-12. Launch Vehicle: MR-25. LV Configuration: MR-25 M-250.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: AN. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

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