Proton / UR-500 K/D Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Proton / UR-500 K/D launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Proton / UR-500 K/D rocket

Basic Info

Name

Proton / UR-500 K/D

Family

Proton / UR-500

Manufacturer

First Launch

10 Mar 1967

Successful Launches

24

Failed Launches

15

Rocket Info

Status

Inactive

Stages

4

Length

57 m

Diameter

4 m

Launch Mass

696 tons

Thrust

8,847 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

This four stage version of the Proton was originally designed to send manned circumlunar spacecraft into translunar trajectory.

Launch Sites used by Proton / UR-500 K/D

Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site

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