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Family: Tsyklon. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Department of Defence Designation: SS-4 Mod.1. Article Number: 8K63. Manufacturer's Designation: R-12.

Payload 390 kg. Range 1500 km. Maximum altitude 398 km. Time of flight 11.8 minutes. Max velocity at burnout 3530 m/s. Accuracy 6 km in range, 5 km laterally. Source: wall chart, Russian Space Agency HQ, Moscow.


Specifications

Launches: 1. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 21 March 1963. Last Launch Date: 21 March 1963. Liftoff Thrust: 57,000 kgf. Total Mass: 34,610 kg. Core Diameter: 1.6 m. Total Length: 22.0 m.


R-12 Chronology


1953 Feb 13 -
1954 Aug 13 -
1957 Jul 12 - Launch Site: Kapustin Yar .
1957 Aug 20 -
1957 Sep 15 - Launch Site: Kapustin Yar .
1959 Mar 4 -
1960 Jun 14 -
1961 Oct 31 - Launch Site: Kapustin Yar .
1962 Nov 1 - Launch Site: Baikonur .
1963 Mar 21 - Launch Site: Baikonur .
1963 Jul 15 -
1964 Jan 9 -

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