Molniya launcher on launch pad

Molniya launcher on launch pad

C007/5051 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Molniya launcher. View across trees toward a Molniya launcher on its pad at the Plesetsk cosmodrome, Russia. Molniya launchers are made by combining a Soyuz first and second stage with a larger upper stage. These are used to launch Molniya communication satellites into highly-elliptical orbits. Photographed on 22 April 1989.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1980s, 1989, 20th century, arctic, communications, comsat, conifer, cosmodrome, elliptical, launch, launcher, military, molniya 1, northern, novosti, orbit, plesetsk, polar, radio, rocket, russia, russian, satellite, solar panel, soviet, space, spacecraft, taiga, tree, vertical, voice

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.