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Family: Missile. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Topol. Library of Congress Designation: L-1. Department of Defence Designation: SL-18. Article Number: 15Zh58. Manufacturer's Designation: RT-2PM.

Launch vehicle based on decommissioned ICBM's. Launched from mobile transporter. Liftoff mass 47 tonnes.


Specifications

Launches: 3. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 25 March 1993. Last Launch Date: 24 December 1997. LEO Payload: 632 kg. to: 200 km Orbit. at: 52.0 degrees. Payload: 500 kg. to a: space station orbit, 407 km, 51.6 deg trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 90,490 kgf. Total Mass: 47,200 kg. Core Diameter: 1.6 m. Total Length: 22.7 m. Launch Price $: 9.00 million. in 1999 price dollars.


Start-1 Chronology


1993 Mar 25 - - 13:26 GMT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC158.
1997 Mar 4 - - 02:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Start-1.2. Launch Site: Svobodniy . Launch Complex: LC5.
1997 Dec 24 - - 13:32 GMT. Launch Site: Svobodniy .

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