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MR-12 rocket
MR-12 rocket - MR-12 sounding rocket and R-12 IRBM at Kaluga

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Family: Sounding Rockets. Country: USSR. Status: Hardware.

Meteorological sounding rocket. Length 8.77 m, diameter 0.445 m. Sends payloads from 150 km to 170 km altitude. Payload section 1.55 m long, 0.445 m in diameter.


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MR-12 Chronology


1973 May 30 - Launch Site: Volgograd .

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Rockets at KalugaRockets at Kaluga - Rockets on disply at Kaluga. From left to right, V2A payload section, V5A payload section, MR-12 sounding rocket, R-12 IRBM, R-7 Vostok launch vehicle

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