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From the cosmodrome "Vostochny" the third missile launch was carried out

From the Vostochny cosmodrome, the Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched with eleven satellites on board. Among them there are two devices for remote sensing of the Earth "Kanopus-V" No. 3 and 4, as well as nine foreign vehicles. This launch was the third for the new Russian cosmodrome, and he went strictly according to plan, without any emergency situations, successfully removing the cargo to the calculated orbits. The launch of the missile took place at 05:07:18 Moscow time. Immediately after detachment from the launch pad, the missile completed a turn to take the necessary azimuth for launch into the polar orbit. After about an hour, the Fregat upper stage brought a useful load to the calculated orbits. The spacecraft division passed regular at 6:06 Moscow time, Roskosmos reports. The next launch of the Russian rocket from Vostochny is scheduled for February 11. In the course of this mission the cargo vehicle Progress MS-08 will deliver fuel, products and other valuable cargo to the ISS. In all, four launches are planned for the first quarter of 2018.

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