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. Orbital launch vehicle derived from R-39 SLBM. Air-launched from An-124. Ignition mass 79 tonnes.

LEO Payload: 1,500 kg (3,300 lb) to a 200 km orbit. Payload: 950 kg (2,090 lb) to a 700 km orbit.

AKA: RSM-52; SS-N-20; Akvamarin.
Status: Out of production.
Payload: 1,500 kg (3,300 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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