19 December 2006
At 17:00:19 Moscow Time the Kosmos-3M (11К65М) launch vehicle with the control system developed
by Hartron-Arkos was launched from LP 132 of Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
Into the target orbit with parameters close to design ones, the German SAR-Lupe satellite
for Earth remote sensing was injected.
Book about history of Hartron-Arkos "Chronology of dates and events. 1959-2005" was published.
26 July 2006
At 11:05:43 Moscow Time the "Rockot" launch vehicle with the Breeze-КМ stage was successfully launched
from LP 133 of Plesetsk Cosmodrome. The control system of launch vehicle provided
nominal issuing of all commands and injection of the South Korean KOMPSAT-2 satellite into
the Sun-synchronous orbit along energy optimal trajectory.
12 July 2006
The "Dnepr" launch vehicle was successfully launched from the Yasny rocket base injecting
the "Genesis-1" satellite for Bigelow Aerospace company.
The control system developed by Hartron-Arkos provided nominal issuing of all commands and injection
of the satellite into the target orbit along energy optimal trajectory.
26 June 2006
From LP 109 of the Russian Baikonur Cosmodrome it was successfully performed the clustered launch of the
conversioned "Dnepr" launch vehicle developed basing on intercontinental ballistic missile 15А18 with
the control system updated by Hartron-Arkos. The main task was injection of Belarusian "BelKA" satellite
and some western small satellites (USA, Italy and others). Due to fault in channels of control of the 1st stage
main engine, the control system commanded for termination of mission at 73 sec.
25 June 2006
From LP 90 of the Russian Baikonur Cosmodrom, the Cyclone-2 (11К69) launch vehicle with the control system
developed by Hartron was successfully launched.