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Proton 8K82K / 11S86
Proton 8K82K / 11S86 - Proton 8K82K / 11S86 Block DM launch vehicle - cutaway drawing showing arrangement of N2O4 oxidiser tanks (green) and UDMH fuel tanks (orange) in Proton, and Liquid oxygen (blue) and kerosene (pink) tanks in the Block DM stage. Block DM guidance package is housed in the light brown compartment above the LOX tank.

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Family: UR. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Proton / Block DM3. Library of Congress Designation: D-1e. Department of Defence Designation: SL-12. Article Number: 8K82K. Manufacturer's Designation: UR-500K.

This four stage version has a guidance unit in the fourth stage, which reduces payload but does not require the spacecraft's guidance system to provide steering commands to booster. Fourth stage is a 'Block DM-2M' / 11S861-01 modified for insertion of Hughes HS-601 bus spacecraft into geosynchronous orbit.


Specifications

Launches: 15. Failures: 1. Success Rate: 93.33% pct. First Launch Date: 08 April 1996. Last Launch Date: 01 October 2000. Payload: 1,880 kg. to a: geosynchronous orbital trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 902,100 kgf. Total Mass: 712,460 kg. Core Diameter: 4.2 m. Total Length: 59.0 m. Launch Price $: 70.00 million. in 1994 price dollars.


Proton 8K82K / DM3 Chronology


1996 Apr 8 - - 23:09 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 390-01 / DM3 s/n 1L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1997 Aug 28 - - 00:33 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 387-02 / DM3 s/n 3L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1997 Dec 2 - - 23:10 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 382-02 / DM3 s/n 2L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1997 Dec 24 - - 23:19 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 394-01 / DM3 s/n 5L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. FAILURE: DM-3 Stage failed, leaving spacecraft in geosynchronous transfer orbit.
1998 May 7 - - 23:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 393-02 / DM3. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1998 Aug 30 - - 00:31 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 383-01 / DM3. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1998 Nov 4 - - 05:12 GMT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1999 Feb 15 - - 05:12 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / DM3 s/n 396-01. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1999 Mar 21 - - 00:09 GMT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1999 May 20 - - 22:30 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / DM3 s/n 396-02. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1999 Jun 18 - - 01:49 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / DM3 s/n 397-02. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1999 Sep 26 - - 22:30 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / DM3 s/n 398-02. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
2000 Feb 12 - - 09:10 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / 11S861 s/n 399-02. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
2000 Jun 30 - - 22:08 GMT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81R.
2000 Sep 5 - - 09:43 GMT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
2000 Oct 1 - - 22:00 GMT. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.

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