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Russia Launches Military Satellite

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 06:02 PM

Russia Launches Military Satellite Into Orbit


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, May 6 (RIA Novosti) – Russia on Tuesday launched a carrier rocket from its northern Plesetsk space center to put a military satellite in orbit, the Defense Ministry said.

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrying a classified military satellite lifted off on schedule at 5.49 p.m. Moscow time (13:49 GMT), according to Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, a spokesman for Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces.

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