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Family: R-7. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Polyot. Library of Congress Designation: A. Department of Defence Designation: SL-10. Article Number: 11A59.

Two stage version of Vostok 11A57. Used for flight test of prototype Chelomei ASAT after cancellation of UR-200 booster and before availability of Tsiklon.


Launches: 2. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 01 November 1963. Last Launch Date: 12 April 1964. LEO Payload: 1,400 kg. to: 300 km Orbit. at: 59.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 407,879 kgf. Total Mass: 277,000 kg. Core Diameter: 3.0 m. Total Length: 30.0 m.

Polyot 11A59 Chronology

1963 Nov 1 - - 08:56 GMT. LV Configuration: Polyot 11A59. Launch Site: Baikonur .
1964 Apr 12 - - 09:21 GMT. LV Configuration: Polyot 11A59. Launch Site: Baikonur .


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