Cyclone 4M

Interior and Exterior views of Cyclone-4M launch vehicle.

Cyclone-4M

Cyclone-4M LV is a two-staged monoblock medium-lift LV produced to satisfy the growing demand for commercial launch missions to LEO and SSO (including SC constellations).

Stage One

The first stage of the Cyclone-4M LV is developed based on heritage components and systems of the Zenit launch vehicles. The first stage is equipped with a liquid oxygen-kerosene engines.

Stage Two

The second stage of the Cyclone-4M LV is equipped with a restartable nitrogen tetroxide-unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazene engine for orbital maneuvers and multiple restart capabilities.

Rocket Comparison

Comparison of the Cyclone 4M to other rockets

Unique Features of the Cyclone-4M

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Low Earth orbit-oriented launch vehicle (including sun-synchronous orbit and International Space Station orbit, if required).

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Capable to launch single Space Craft (SC), as well as SC aggregation for the purpose of SC constellation deployment.

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New two staged design of the launch vehicle based on proven elements and solutions.

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Transition to “ecologically friendly” propellants.

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Launch vehicle is completely manufactured by Ukrainian companies.