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R-1D
Part of V-2 Family
Russian short range ballistic suborbital launch vehicle. The R-1B version was designed for scientific research at altitudes of up to 100 km, including winds aloft, the ionosphere, and effects of spaceflight and recovery of living animals.

Status: Retired 1954. First Launch: 1954-06-26. Last Launch: 1954-07-07. Number: 3 . Gross mass: 13,400 kg (29,500 lb). Height: 14.10 m (46.20 ft). Diameter: 1.65 m (5.41 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

Family: short range ballistic, suborbital launch vehicle. Country: Russia. Launch Sites: Kapustin Yar, Kapustin Yar V-2. Stages: R-1 stage. Agency: Korolev bureau.



1954 June 26 - . 13:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar V-2. LV Family: V-2. Launch Vehicle: R-1D.
1954 July 2 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar V-2. LV Family: V-2. Launch Vehicle: R-1D.
  • Test / biology / ionosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: Korolev Design Bureau. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Payload, instruments, left and right animal containers all recovered. Smoke container failed. Carried dogs Lyza and Ryjik..

1954 July 7 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar V-2. LV Family: V-2. Launch Vehicle: R-1D.
  • Test / biology / ionosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: Korolev Design Bureau. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Payload recovered; left animal container, smoke container..


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