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Zenit C
Oerlikon solid rocket engine. Zenit C first stage.

AKA: Zenit; Zenit C-1. Status: R. First Launch: 1967-10-27. Last Launch: 1967-10-27. Number: 1 . Thrust: 45.00 kN (10,116 lbf). Gross mass: 600 kg (1,320 lb). Unfuelled mass: 150 kg (330 lb). Burn time: 21 s. Height: 5.60 m (18.30 ft). Diameter: 0.42 m (1.37 ft).

Country: Switzerland. Launch Vehicles: Micon Zenit. Propellants: Solid. Stages: Zenit C. Agency: Oerlikon.



1967 October 27 - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Zenit C. Launch Vehicle: Zenit C.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Switzerland. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1971 July 30 - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Zenit C. Launch Vehicle: Zenit C.
  • ESRO Z82/1 - . Nation: Italy. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 26 km (16 mi).

1972 December 13 - . 14:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Zenit C. Launch Vehicle: Zenit C.
  • DLR A-ZC-48 Astrik Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DFVLR. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).


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