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Zenit

   Zenit - Specifications
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Vehicle Overview

Note:  Payload performance and estimated cost provided for information only.   If you are interested in contracting for launch services, we recommend that you contact the service provider directly using the information above.

  LEO Payload*
(51.6 degree inclination, 200 km)
GTO Payload* Estimated Launch Price Configuration Launch Mass
Zenit 2 30,300 lb
13,740 kg
--- US $60 M Two Stage 1,012,000 lb
459,000 kg
Zenit 3SL --- 11,575 lb
5,250 kg
US $85 M Two Stage +
Block DM 3rd Stage
1,034,000 lb
469,000 kg

* Performance values from Sea Launch Payload User's Guide

Vehicle Configuration

  Stage 1
(Zenit 2)
Stage 1
(Zenit 3)
Stage 2 Stage 3
(Block DM)
Length 108 ft
32.9 m
108 ft
32.9 m
34.1ft
10.4 m
20.3 ft
6.2 m
Diameter 12.8 ft
3.9 m
12.8 ft
3.9 m
12.8 ft
3.9 m
12.1 ft
3.7 m
Gross Mass 782,000 lb
353,800 kg
782,000 lb
353,800 kg
200,000 lb
90,500 kg
38,000 lb
17,200 kg
Propellant
   Propellant Mass
LOX / RP
707,600 lb
320,907 kg
LOX / RP
707,600 lb
320,907 kg
LOX / RP
179,000 lb
80,900 kg
LOX / Syn-Thin
32,300 lb
14,650 kg
Engine**
   Thrust
   Isp
RD-170
1,777,000 lbf
7,890 kN
337 sec
RD-173
1,878,000 lbf
8,338 kN
337.3 sec
RD-120
187,000 lbf
830.3 kN
350 sec

11D-513 (sustainer)
17,600 lbf
78,150 N
342 sec
11D-58M
16,000 lbf
71,000 N
361 sec
Number of Engines 1 1 1 1
Nominal Burn Time 151 sec 143 sec 298 sec (RD-120)

700 sec (11D-513 Zenit 2)
383 sec (11D-513 Zenit 3)

up to 660 sec

** Note:  Vacuum engine performance unless otherwise specified. 


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