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YACHT.....Russia, satellite bus, built by Khrunichev.

Yachta.....Russia, satellite bus.

Yakhta.....Russia, satellite bus, Krunichev.

Yamal.....Geographical location, Russia, Yamal peninsula.

Yamal 100.....Russia, satellite bus, RKK Energiya. GEO/MEO.

Yamal 200.....Russia, satellite bus, RKK Energiya. GEO/MEO.

Yamal 300.....Russia, satellite bus, RKK Energiya. GEO/MEO.

YAMAL.....Russia, satellite, mobile communications, GEO. Cyrillic ЯМАЛ. First launch 1999/06/09

Yang, Liwei.....China, Yuhangyuan, SHENZHOU 5, 2003/10/15. First launch 2003/10/15

Yangel's OKB Yuzhnoye.....Russia, organization, see OKB Yuzhnoye.

YANKEE CLIPPER.....U.S., satellite, manned spacecraft APOLLO 12, CSM-108. Launched by Saturn 5 at KSC. CDR Charles Conrad, LMP Alan Bean, CMP Richard Gordon. LA 1969/11/14, LL 1969/11/19, LF 1969/11/20, R 1969/11/24, U.S.S. Hornet (CVS-12). First launch 1969/11/14

yantar.....Russia, Amber, chemical, pale yellow, translucent fossil resin of vegetable origin.

YANTAR.....Russia, satellite, photo reconnaissance, part of COSMOS series. The numbering systems are from the Design Bureau (e.g. 2K) and Ministry of Defense (e.g. 11F624). Capable of orbital maneuvers that allowed the satellite to leave its parking orbit and skim the upper atmosphere for closer look at targets, and return to the parking orbit. Cabins were reused up to3 times.

- YANTAR 1, 11F622.

- YANTAR 1KFT, 11F630 or 11F660, 1KE, SILUET, KOMETA, 3rd generation.

- YANTAR 2, 11F623 or 11F622, 1st generation.

- YANTAR 2K, 11F624, FENIKS.

- YANTAR 2KM, 11F642.

- YANTAR 3KF, 11F649.

- YANTAR 3KS1, 11F117,

- YANTAR 4K, 11F695, KOBALT, 4th generation.

- YANTAR 4K1, 11F693, OKTAN, 2nd generation.

- YANTAR 4K2, KOBALT.

- YANTAR 4KS1, 1982/12/26, 11F964, TERILEN, NEMAN.

- YANTAR 4KS2, KOBALT, NEMAN.

- YANTAR 5KF.

- YANTAR 6K, 11F650.

- YANTAR 6K2, 11F651.

- YANTAR FR6, DON, ORLETS, 17F12

- YANTAR 8K..

YAOGAN.....China, satellite, remote sensing. Also known as REMOTE SENSING SATELLITE. First launch 2006/04/26

Yarragadee Station.....Australia/U.S., organization, NASA, STDN, Spaceflight Tracking and Data Network. Yarragadee Station, Mobil Laser Tracking Station, Attn.: Station Director, P.O. Box 137, Yarragadee, Dongara, 6525 Western Australia.

Yavne.....Israel, space vehicle launch facility. Located in the Negev desert. Located at 31.5o N, 34.5o E, near Palmochim AFB. Uses the Shavit booster.

YE-1.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1958/09/23

- LUNA, 1958/10/11

- LUNA, 1958/12/04

- LUNA, 1959/01/02

YE-1A.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1959/06/18

- LUNA, 1959/09/12

YE-2A.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1959/10/04

YE-3/2F.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1960/04/15

- LUNA, 1960/04/16

YE-6.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1963/01/04

- LUNA, 1960/02/03

- LUNA, 1960/04/02

- LUNA, 1964/03/21

- LUNA, 1964/04/20

- LUNA, 1965/03/12

- LUNA, 1965/04/10

- LUNA, 1965/05/09

- LUNA, 1965/06/08

- LUNA, 1965/10/04

- LUNA, 1965/12/03

YE-6LF.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1966/08/24

- LUNA, 1966/10/22

YE-6LS.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- COSMOS 159, 1967/05/16

- LUNA, 1968/02/07

- LUNA, 1968/04/07

YE-6M.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1966/01/31

LUNA, 1966/12/21

YE-6S.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1966/03/01

- LUNA, 1966/03/31

YE-8.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA/LUNOKHOD, 1969/02/19

- LUNA/LUNOKHOD, 1970/11/10

- LUNA/LUNOKHOD, 1973/01/08

YE-8-5.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1969/07/13

- LUNA/COSMOS 300, 1969/09/23

- LUNA/COMSOS 305, 1969/10/22

- LUNA, 1970/02/06

- LUNA, 1970/09/12

- LUNA, 1971/09/02

- LUNA, 1972/02/14

YE-8-5M.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1974/10/28

- LUNA, 1975/10/16

- LUNA, 1976/08/09

YE-8-LS.....Russia, satellite, see LUNIK or LUNA.

- LUNA, 1975/05/29

year.....ANS (Fr).

year.....année (Fr)., jahre (D).

Yegorov, Boris.....Russia, cosmonaut, VOSKHOD 1, (RUBY), 1964/10/12. First launch 1964/10/12

Yeliseyev, Alexi.....Russia, cosmonaut, SOYUZ 05, 1969/01/15, SOYUZ 08, 1969/10/13, SOYUZ 10, 1971/04/23. First launch 1969/01/15

Yen.....Currency of Japan.

YES.....Europe, satellite, technology, YOUNG ENGINEERS SATELLITE. Ejected from MAQSAT-H/TEAMSAT. Launched at Kourou by Ariane 5 into LEO. First launch 1997/10/30

Yevpatoria.....Ukraian, city, former location of Russia's mission control, TsDUC (Center for long range space communications). Since 1975, located in Kaliningrad.

YF.....China, Yei-Ti Fa-dong-ji, means liquid engines or motors for liquid rocket engines.

YF-1.....China, launch vehicle motor, used on CZ-1. Thrust 208,000 lbf (924 kN), pressure psi ? (? bar), liquid propellant N2O4/UDMH.

YF-20.....China, launch vehicle motor, Thrust 167,000 lbf (742 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), propellant N2 O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT. Many different variants, see DaFY5-1, YF-20B, DaYF-21, DaFY6-2, YF-21B.

YF-20B.....China, launch vehicle motor. Thrust 600,000 lbf (2,665 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), liquid propellant N2O4/UDMH.

YF-21.....China, launch vehicle motor, 4 YF-20 engines, see DaFY 6-2.

YF-21B.....China, launch vehicle motor, 1 YF-21 system consisting of 4 YF-20 engines, see DaFY 6-2.

YF-22.....China, launch vehicle motor, Thrust 172,000 lbf (742 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), liquid propellant N2O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT. See DaFY20-1.

YF-22B.....China, launch vehicle motor, Thrust 167,000 lbf (742 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), liquid propellant N2O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT. See DaFY20-1.

YF-23.....China, launch vehicle motor, 4 vernier each at thrust 2700 lbf (11.8 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), propellant N2O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT. See DaFY21-1.

YF-23B.....China, launch vehicle motor, 4 vernier each at thrust 2700 lbf (11.8 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), propellant N2O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT. See DaFY21-1.

YF-24.....China, launch vehicle motor, YF-22 main engine with YF-23 vernier with 4 thrust chambers. Used on CZ-2E, CZ-2F, CZ-3 stage 2.

YF-2A.....China, launch vehicle motor, thrust 248,000 lbf (1101kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), liquid propellant UDMH/Nitric acid. Used on CZ-1D launch vehicle, stage 1 L60.

YF-3.....China, launch vehicle motor, thrust 66,000 lbf (294 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), liquid propellant N2O4/UDMH. Used on the stage L10, CZ-1D.

YF-40.....China, launch vehicle motor, Thrust 22,000 lbf (98 kN), pressure ? psi (? bar), propellant N2O4/UDMH. Manufactured by CALT.

YF-73.....China, launch vehicle motor, 1 motor with 4 chambers totaling, thrust 9,900 lbf ( 44 kN), pressure 382 psi (26 bar), liquid propellant LOX/LH2

YF-75.....China, launch vehicle motor, thrust 17,000 lbf (78 kN), pressure 546 psi (37.6 bar), liquid propellant LOX/LH2 Manufactured by CALT.

Yilan tracking station.....China, organization, tracking station. See Xian Satellite Monitor and Control Center.

yohkoh.....Japan, sunlight.

YOHKOH.....U.S. & Japan, satellite, x-ray studies of the Sun's corona. See SOLAR

Yorktown.....USS Yorktown, CV 10, prime recovery ship for APOLLO 8.

Yoshinobo Launch Complex.....Japan, rocket launch complex, 115 kilometers south of Kyushu. Used to launch the M-5 rocket.

Young, John.....U.S., astronaut, GEMINI 3, 1965/03/23 APOLLO 10, 1969/05/18, APOLLO 16, 1972/04/16, GEMINI 10, 1966/07/18, STS-1, 1981/04/12, STS-9, 1983/11/28. First launch 1965/03/23

YOUNG ENGINEERS SATELLITE.....Europe, satellite, see YES.

YRS.....U.S., organization. See NASA STDN tracking station, Fort Myers, FL.

Yu Hang Yuan.....Chinese for astronaut. See Yuhangyuan.

Yuan Wang.....China, ship, tracking ships for spacecraft launches. China has 4 tracking ships, Yuan Wang 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Yuan Wang tracking ships.....China, organization, three ships which track and monitor satellites. See Xian Satellite Monitor and Control Center.

yug.....Russia, South.

YUG.....Russia, satellite, see TAIFUN-2.

Yuhangyuan.....China, astronaut. Yu Zhou is cosmos or space. Hang is hang xing for travel. Yuan is the suffix er or ist. Another word used is Tai Kong Ren, where Tai Knong means space or cosmos, and Ren is person. A third word used is Hang Tian Yuan. Hang is for Hang Xing or traveler. Tian means sky. Yuan is the suffix for er or ist. The fourth word is Taikonaut.

Yurchikhin, Fyodor.....Russia, cosmonaut, STS-112, 2002/10/07. First launch 2002/10/07

Yuri.....Japan, flower, Lily.

YURI.....Japan satellite. See BS.

Yuzhnoye State Design Office.....Ukraine, organization, build communication satellites.

Yuzhny Machine-Building Plan Production Association.....Ukraine, organization. Along with th Yuzhnoye State Design Office is marketing Zenit, Cyclone and Dnepr launch vehicles.

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Updated 2007/2/01