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Defence satellite launched from Plesetsk put into designated orbit

June 23, 2015, 21:16 UTC+3 MOSCOW
It is the first Soyuz -2.1b rocket launched this year and a second military launch this month
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MOSCOW, June 23 /TASS/. A Russian defence ministry satellite launched by a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport has been successfully put into designated orbit, Dmitry Zenin, a spokesman for the Russian space defence forces, told TASS on Tuesday.

"The space craft has been put into the designated orbit. The satellite separated in a routine mode," he said.

It is the first Soyuz -2.1b rocket launched this year and a second military launch this month.

The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with military satellite onboard took off from Plesetsk on June 5 for the first time since a Progress M-27M cargo spaceship acciden in April.

 

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