VOSTOCHNY SPACEPORT /Amur region/, February 1. /TASS/. Russia’s Kanopus-V remote sensing satellites have separated from the Fregat booster and reached their orbits, a source in the Roscosmos Space Corporation told TASS on Thursday.
"The Kanopus-V satellites No. 3 and 4 have separated from the Fregat booster," he said.
Germany’s four S-Net satellites and one D-Star One satellite, as well as four US LEMUR remote sensing satellites, are planned to be put into to orbit later in the day.
Russia’s Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrying 11 satellites was launched from the Vostochny spaceport earlier on Thursday.