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PLESETSK, Arkhangelsk region, June 7 (Itar-Tass) - A Soyuz-2.1b medium-class rocket with a spacecraft for the Russian defence ministry was launched from the Plesetsk space pad in the Arkhangelsk region on Friday.
“The carrier vehicle was launched from the Plesetsk 43th pad in a routine mode. The vehicle will be guided by the Titov main test space centre,” spokesman for the Russian defence ministry’s space defence forces Dmitry Zenin told journalists.
The spacecraft will be taken under control by the land-based automated mission control center at 00:13 a.m. Moscow time when it is in the radio coverage zone.