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All 38 satellites launched on Russia's Soyuz reach orbit: Roscosmos

Written by  Monday, 22 March 2021 06:53
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Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 23, 2021
Russia's Fregat upper stage has placed all the 38 satellites in target orbits after the launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos, said on Monday. "Separation of 33 satellites has taken place," Rogozin said, adding that five satellites were placed in orbit earlier. The rocket was launched from the Baikonur space

Russia's Fregat upper stage has placed all the 38 satellites in target orbits after the launch of the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos, said on Monday.

"Separation of 33 satellites has taken place," Rogozin said, adding that five satellites were placed in orbit earlier.

The rocket was launched from the Baikonur space centre at 06:07 GMT. Several minutes later, Fregat with 38 satellites was placed in sub-orbital trajectory.

Source: RIA Novosti



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