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Sparta (rocket)

The Sparta was a three-stage rocket that launched Australias first Earth satellite, WRESAT, on 29 November 1967. Sparta used a surplus American Redstone as its first stage, an Antares-2 as a second stage, and a BE-3 as a third stage. Several Spar ...

                                               

Sputnik (rocket)

The Sputnik rocket was an uncrewed orbital carrier rocket designed by Sergei Korolev in the Soviet Union, derived from the R-7 Semyorka ICBM. On 4 October 1957, it was used to perform the worlds first satellite launch, placing Sputnik 1 into a lo ...

                                               

Start-1

Start-1 is a Russian satellite launch vehicle based on the RT-2PM Topol, a Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile developed by Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology.

                                               

Strela (rocket)

Strela is a Russian orbital carrier rocket, derived from the Soviet/Russian UR-100NU missile. It conducted its maiden test launch on 5 December 2003, carried its first functional payload on 27 June 2013, and a second one on 19 December 2014. Stre ...

                                               

Titan (rocket family)

Titan was a family of United States expendable rockets used between 1959 and 2005. Titan I and Titan II were part of the US Air Forces intercontinental ballistic missile fleet until 1987. The space launch vehicle versions contributed the majority ...

                                               

Tsyklon

The Tsyklon, GRAU index 11K67, was a Soviet-designed expendable launch system, primarily used to put Cosmos satellites into low Earth orbit. It is based on the R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile designed by Mikhail Yangel and made eight laun ...

                                               

Black Arrow

Black Arrow, officially capitalised BLACK ARROW, was a British satellite carrier rocket. Developed during the 1960s, it was used for four launches between 1969 and 1971. Its final flight was the first and only successful orbital launch to be cond ...

                                               

Shtil'

Space launch vehicle Shtil), is a converted SLBM used for launching artificial satellites into orbit. It is based on the R-29RM designed by State Rocket Center Makeyev and related to the Volna Launch Vehicle. The Shtil is a 3-stage launch vehicle ...

                                               

Electron (rocket)

Electron is a two-stage orbital expendable launch vehicle developed by the American aerospace company Rocket Lab to cover the commercial small satellite launch segment. Its Rutherford engines, manufactured in California, are the first electric-pu ...

                                               

Energia

Energia was a Soviet rocket that was designed by NPO Energia to serve as a heavy-lift partially recoverable launch system for a variety of payloads including the Buran spacecraft. Control system main developer enterprise was the Khartron NPO "Ele ...

                                               

Epsilon (rocket)

The Epsilon rocket is a Japanese solid-fuel rocket designed to launch scientific satellites. It is a follow-on project to the larger and more expensive M-V rocket which was retired in 2006. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency began developing ...

                                               

Ballistic missile

A ballistic missile follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver one or more warheads on a predetermined target. These weapons are guided only during relatively brief periods - most of the flight is unpowered. Short-range ballistic missiles stay wit ...

                                               

Short-range ballistic missile

A short-range ballistic missile is a ballistic missile with a range of about 1.000 kilometres or less. In past and potential regional conflicts, these missiles have been and would be used because of the short distances between some countries and ...

                                               

Intermediate-range ballistic missile

An intermediate-range ballistic missile is a ballistic missile with a range of 3.000–5.500 km, between a medium-range ballistic missile and an intercontinental ballistic missile. Classifying ballistic missiles by range is done mostly for convenie ...

                                               

Intercontinental ballistic missile

An intercontinental ballistic missile is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of 5.500 kilometres primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery. Similarly, conventional, chemical, and biological weapons can also be delivered with var ...

                                               

R-27 Zyb

The R-27 Zyb was a submarine-launched ballistic missile developed by the Soviet Union and employed by the Soviet Navy from 1968 through 1988. NATO assigned the missile the reporting name SS-N-6 Serb. In the USSR, it was given the GRAU index 4K10. ...

                                               

Agni (missile)

The Agni missile is a family of medium to intercontinental range ballistic missiles developed by India, named after one of the five elements of nature. Agni missiles are long range, nuclear weapons capable surface to surface ballistic missile. Th ...

                                               

R-39M

R-39UTTH Bark, NATO reporting name SS-NX-28, was a Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. The missile was an upgraded version of the R-39 missile that was designed for the Typhoon class. The new missile was to be carried by the new Russian ...

                                               

RSM-56 Bulava

The RSM-56 Bulava is a submarine-launched ballistic missile developed for the Russian Navy and deployed in 2013 on the new Borei class of ballistic missile nuclear submarines. It is intended as the future cornerstone of Russias nuclear triad, and ...

                                               

Ghauri (missile)

The Ghauri–I is a land-based surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile, in current service with the Pakistan Armys Strategic Forces Command - a subordinate command of Strategic Plans Division. Influenced from the design of Nodong-1 of Nor ...

                                               

Europa (rocket)

The Europa rocket was an early expendable launch system of the European Launcher Development Organisation, which was the precursor to the European Space Agency. It was developed with the aim to delivering space access technology, and more specifi ...

                                               

UGM-73 Poseidon

The UGM-73 Poseidon missile was the second US Navy nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile system, powered by a two-stage solid-fuel rocket. It succeeded the UGM-27 Polaris beginning in 1972, bringing major advances in warheads and acc ...

                                               

R-1 (missile)

The R-1 rocket was a tactical ballistic missile manufactured in the Soviet Union based on the German V-2 rocket. Even though it was a copy, it was manufactured using Soviet industrial plants and gave the Soviets valuable experience which later en ...

                                               

Sejjil

Sejil, or Sejjil, is a family of Iranian solid-fueled medium range ballistic missiles. The Sejil are replacements for the Shahab liquid-fueled ballistic missiles. According to US Pentagon sources, the missile profile of the Sejil closely matches ...

                                               

Thor (rocket family)

Thor was a US space launch vehicle derived from the PGM-17 Thor intermediate-range ballistic missile. The Thor rocket was the first member of the Delta rocket family of space launch vehicles. The last launch of a direct derivative of the Thor mis ...

                                               

Al Hussein (missile)

Al Hussein or al-Husayn is the designation of an Iraqi short-range ballistic missile. The missile was the result of upgrading the Soviet made Scud in order to achieve a longer range. The weapon was widely used by the Iraqi Army during the Iran–Ir ...

                                               

M1 (missile)

In French, MSBS is the abbreviation for Mer-Sol Balistique Strategique, or Sea-Ground Strategic Ballistic Missile. It has two stages. It was deployed on the Redoutable -class SNLEs Sous-marin Nucleaire Lanceur dEngins Device-launching Nuclear Sub ...

                                               

M2 (missile)

The M2 MSBS was the second French submarine-launched ballistic missile. In French, MSBS is the abbreviation for Mer-Sol Balistique Strategique, or Sea-Ground Strategic Ballistic Missile. It has two stages. It was deployed on the Redoutable -class ...

                                               

M20 (missile)

The M20 was a French submarine-launched ballistic missile deployed on the nuclear Redoutable -class submarines from 1977. It was withdrawn from service by 1991.

                                               

M4 (missile)

The M4 was a French submarine-launched ballistic missile deployed on the nuclear Redoutable -class submarines. They entered service on May 1, 1985. They were the first French MIRV-capable nuclear missiles, with six 150 kilotonne warheads. They we ...

                                               

M45 (missile)

The M45 SLBM is a French Navy submarine-launched ballistic missile) Forty-eight M45 are in commission in the Force oceanique strategique, the submarine nuclear deterrent component of the French Navy. The missiles, derived from the M4, were produc ...

                                               

M51 (missile)

The M51 SLBM is a French submarine-launched ballistic missile, built by ArianeGroup, and deployed with the French Navy. Designed to replace the M45 SLBM, it was first deployed in 2010. Each missile carries six to ten independently targetable TN 7 ...

                                               

Private (rocket)

Private was an experimental rocket developed by the California Institute of Technology on behalf of the United States Army. Tested in two different configurations, it provided the proof of concept that a fin-stabilised ballistic missile was techn ...

                                               

Abdali-I

The Abdali-I is a supersonic and tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile designed and developed by the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission, and is named after Ahmad Shah Durrani. It is currently in operational service ...

                                               

Aster (missile family)

The Aster missile series, primarily comprising the Aster 15 and Aster 30 are a family of vertically launched surface-to-air missiles. The name Aster originates from the mythical Greek archer named Asterion, Asterion likewise receiving his name fr ...

                                               

Burya

The Burya was a supersonic, intercontinental cruise missile, developed by the Lavochkin design bureau under designation La-350 from 1954 until the program cancellation in February 1960. The request for proposal issued by the Soviet government in ...

                                               

Dongfeng (missile)

The Dongfeng series, typically abbreviated as DF missiles ", are a family of short, medium, intermediate-range and intercontinental ballistic missiles operated by the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Rocket Force.

                                               

Zuni (rocket)

The Zuni 5-inch Folding-Fin Aircraft Rocket, or simply Zuni, is a 5.0 in unguided rocket developed by the Hunter-Douglas Division of Bridgeport Brass Company and deployed by the United States armed forces. The rocket was developed for both air-to ...

                                               

Jericho (missile)

Jericho is a general designation given to a loosely related family of deployed ballistic missiles developed by Israel from the 1960s forward. The name is taken from the first development contract for the Jericho I signed between Israel and Dassau ...

                                               

Hwasong-10

The Hwasong-10, also known by the names BM-25 and Musudan, is a mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by North Korea. Hwasong-10 was first revealed to the international community in a military parade on 10 October 2010 celebrating ...

                                               

Prithvi (missile)

Prithvi is a tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile developed by DRDO of India under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program. It is deployed by Indias Strategic Forces Command.

                                               

LIM-49 Spartan

The LIM-49A Spartan was a United States Army anti-ballistic missile, designed to intercept attacking nuclear warheads from Intercontinental ballistic missiles at long range and while still outside the atmosphere. For actual deployment, a five-meg ...

                                               

Sprint (missile)

The Sprint was a two-stage, solid-fuel anti-ballistic missile, armed with a W66 enhanced-radiation thermonuclear warhead used by the United States Army. It was designed to intercept incoming reentry vehicles after they had descended below an alti ...

                                               

Tomahawk (missile)

The Tomahawk Land Attack Missile is a long-range, all-weather, jet-powered, subsonic cruise missile that is primarily used by the United States Navy and Royal Navy in ship- and submarine-based land-attack operations. It was designed and initially ...

                                               

Spacecraft

A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space. A type of artificial satellite, spacecraft are used for a variety of purposes, including communications, Earth observation, meteorology, navigation, space colonization, planetar ...

                                               

List of crewed spacecraft

Crewed spacecraft are designed to support human life for the human spaceflight portion of the mission. Spacecraft for human spaceflight must have a human-rating certification as fit for purpose. Crewed spacecraft must be pressurised, usually betw ...

                                               

AGILE (satellite)

AGILEs mission is to observe gamma-ray sources in the universe. AGILE Astro rivelatore Gamma a Immagini Leggero is an Italian high-energy astrophysics mission dedicated to the observation of the gamma-ray Universe. Its very innovative instrumenta ...

                                               

Dawn (spacecraft)

Dawn is a retired space probe launched by NASA in September 2007 with the mission of studying two of the three known protoplanets of the asteroid belt, Vesta and Ceres. It was retired on 1 November 2018 and it is currently in an uncontrolled orbi ...

                                               

Dragonfly (spacecraft)

Dragonfly is a planned spacecraft and mission of NASA, that will send a mobile robotic rotorcraft lander to Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, in order to study prebiotic chemistry and extraterrestrial habitability at various locations where it w ...

                                               

Genesis (spacecraft)

Genesis was a NASA sample-return probe that collected a sample of solar wind particles and returned them to Earth for analysis. It was the first NASA sample-return mission to return material since the Apollo program, and the first to return mater ...

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