Dnepr is one of the new crop of Russian
space launch vehicles based on Cold War hardware. Dnepr is a converted
RS-20 (known to NATO as the SS-18 or Satan) three-stage intercontinental
ballistic missile. It is marketed by ISC Kosmotras for placing small, typically
scientific, satellites into low Earth orbit, and has a payload capacity
of about 4,500 kg.
MISSILES, AND LAUNCH VEHICLES