Top rockets of Russia

Russiaan rockets have achieved many firsts rockets success.

Few satellites like the first artificial satellite, first human spaceflight, the first probes to the Moon, and the first space station were launched on Soviet and Russian Rockets.

The rockets by Russia can be traced since 1950s when the first artificial rocket was launched in satellite.

There are numerous rocket families who launch rockets in satellites.

Following are few families of Russian rockets :

1)R-7 family of rockets

2)Proton (UR-500)

3)N1 Rocket

4)Zenit Rockets

5)Energia Rockets



The above mentioned rocket families contain a huge number of rockets within it.

Currently, there are many rockets which are considered as top Russian rockets.

1)Soyuz –

Soyuz is an replaceable Russian and Soviet carrier rocket developed by OKB-1, manufactured by Progress Rocket Space Centre in Samara, Russia.

Besides, Soyuz has tracked 1,900 flights since its existence from 1966.

2)Angara –

Since 1990s, Angara rocket family has numerous flights till 2020s .

These rockets are manufactured with innovative components that allow a variety of compositions with various capabilities.

3)Proton –

Proton is an replaceable launch system which can be used for both commercial and government space launches.

All Protons are built at the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center factory in Moscow.

Alongside, the first Proton was launched in 1965.

4)R-7 Semyorka – 

On 4th October 1957, the first Semyorka ‘Sputnik Rocket’ was launched which was a remotely controlled orbital carrier rocket, designed by Sergei Korolev in the Soviet Union, derived from the R-7 Semyorka ICBM.

5)Zenit Rockets –

In early 1970s, Zenit family rockets were started

Various versions of Zenit Rockets have gained success as satellite launchers.

Russia has a huge collection of rockets which have made it to space successfully and some are still in the production stage.