Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 109
A Dnepr rocket after being launched from LC-109/95.
|Launch site||Baikonur Cosmodrome|
|Operator||RVSN, VKS, Kosmotras|
|Min / max|
|49° – 99°|
Nineteen R-36 ICBMs were launched on test flights from Site 109 between its activation in 1974, and deactivation in 1983. It was subsequently reactivated for the Dnepr programme, which uses a modified R-36 missile to place satellites into orbit. The Dnepr made its maiden flight from Site 109 on 21 April 1999. The most recent launch from Site 109 was a Dnepr, with the German TanDEM-X satellite, which was launched on 21 June 2010.