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VOSTOCHNY SPACEPORT /Amur Region/, April 27. /TASS/. Russia’s government commission at the Vostochny spaceport has approved of the decision to carry out the first launch of the Soyuz-2.1a space rocket at 05:01 on April 27 Moscow time, the space rocket corporation Roscosmos has said.
"A decision has been made to go ahead with the launch," Roscosmos said.
The decision was made after the rocket’s tanks were filled with propellant components.
The first launch of the Soyuz-2.1a rocket is due at 05:01 Moscow time (02:01 GMT). The rocket is carrying three satellites - Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218.