WellCookedFetus ... The Proton is currently the heavy lifter of the Russian launch vehicles. See: http://www.aerospaceguide.net/lv/proton.html Although the Energia, successor to the N-1 Moon Rocket was used to launch the Buran, it has been abandoned but may return to service as the Energia-M if the launch business improves. Maybe we'll 'man dance' another time Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Take care Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!