SPUTNIK    -     Vehicle use: Satellite

Russian orbital launch vehicle. The Sputnik rocket was based on the R7 interchangeable ballistic missle and was used to launch satellites into orbit beginning with the Sputnik 1 satellite. The Sputnik rocket was comprised of four strap-on boosters (stage 1) and a central core stage (stage 2).

source: Russian Space Web

Variant

Sputnik

 

 

 

Launches

4

 

 

 

Failures

1

 

 

 

Realized

0.75

 

 

 

Predicted

0.67

 

 

 

50

51

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79

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81

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00

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1.00

0.92

1.00

0.93

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