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Proton with Granat
Proton with Granat - Proton with Granat payload

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

This derivative of the original four stage Block D / 11S824 version of the Proton was used from 1978 to launch Lavochkin OKB planetary probes (Mars, Venera) and high earth orbit astronomical observatories (Astron, Granat). Guidance to the Block D stage must be supplied by spacecraft. Equipped with N2O4/UDMH verniers for precise placement of payloads in high orbits or planetary trajectories.


Specifications

Launches: 12. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 09 August 1976. Last Launch Date: 16 November 1996. Payload: 4,720 kg. to a: transvenusian trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 902,100 kgf. Total Mass: 707,810 kg. Core Diameter: 4.2 m. Total Length: 57.0 m. Launch Price $: 70.00 million. in 1994 price dollars.


Proton 8K82K / 11S824M Chronology


1976 Aug 9 - - 15:04 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 288-02 / 11S824M . Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1978 Sep 9 - - 03:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 296-01 / 11S824M s/n 3L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L.
1978 Sep 14 - - 02:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 296-02 / 11S824M s/n 4L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P.
1981 Oct 30 - - 06:04 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 311-01 / 11S824M s/n 5L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P.
1981 Nov 4 - - 05:31 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 311-02 / 11S824M s/n 6L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L.
1983 Mar 23 - - 12:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 307-01 / 11S824M s/n 7L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L.
1983 Jun 2 - - 02:38 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 321-01 / 11S824M s/n 8L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L.
1983 Jun 7 - - 02:32 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 321-02 / 11S824M s/n 9L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P.
1984 Dec 15 - - 09:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 329-01 / 11S824M s/n 11L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L.
1984 Dec 21 - - 09:13 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 325-02 / 11S824M s/n 12L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P.
1989 Dec 1 - - 20:20 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 352-01 / 11S824M s/n 10L. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P.
1996 Nov 16 - - 20:48 GMT. LV Configuration: Proton-K/D-2 s/n 392-02. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L.

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