Russia Launches Soyuz-2.1b Rocket Carrying Satellite: Defense Ministry

Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 29, 2014

Russia has launched a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a communications satellite from the Plesetsk space center located in the north of the country, the Defense Ministry’s spokesperson told RIA Novosti Thursday.

“On Thursday, December 25, 2014, at 06:01 a.m. Moscow time [03:01 GMT]…a successful launch of a medium-class space rocket “Soyuz-2.1b” was carried out,” Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, a —> Read More Here


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