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Shavit
Part of Jericho Family
Shavit
Shavit
Satellite launcher derived from Jericho II MRBM, essentially identical to South African RSA-3. NEXT was a variant with an improved upper stage for proposed launch from Wallops Island, USA (launch from Israel is only possible into retrograde orbits since due East launch would be over territory of adjacent countries).

AKA: Jericho II;NEXT. First Launch: 1988-09-19. Last Launch: 1998-01-22. Number: 4 . Payload: 160 kg (350 lb). Thrust: 42,080.00 kN (9,459,960 lbf). Gross mass: 23,630 kg (52,090 lb). Height: 18.00 m (59.00 ft). Diameter: 1.35 m (4.42 ft). Apogee: 1,400 km (800 mi).


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LeoLink LK-1 Satellite launcher derived from planned Israeli Shavit-2 launch vehicle, but with rocket motors and major components built in USA to qualify for US contracts.

LeoLink LK-2 Israeli all-solid orbital launch vehicle. As Leolink LK-1, but with a Castor-120 motor as the first stage.

Country: Israel. Spacecraft: Ofeq 1-2, Ofeq 3, Ofeq 5. Launch Vehicles: Shaviyt, Shaviyt 1, LeoLink LK-1, LeoLink LK-2. Launch Sites: Palmachim.

2016 September 13 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Shavit.
  • 'Ofeq-11 - . Nation: Israel. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Tecsar. USAF Sat Cat: 41759 . COSPAR: 2016-056A. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi). Perigee: 250 km (150 mi). Inclination: 141.0000 deg. Ofeq-11 spy satellite, thought to be ususal retrograde orbit. It was reported that Israeli mission controllers were working to correct unspecified technical problems with the payload..


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