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Posted 21 June 2014 - 10:25 PM
Preparations for Angara Test Flights Start at Russia’s Plesetsk Space Center
RIA Novosti said:
MOSCOW, June 20 (RIA Novosti) –Test flights of the Angara carrier rocket are due to start at Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia’s Arkhangelsk Region, where the new carrier rocket is due to be launched in late June, Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin, a spokesman for Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces, told RIA Novosti Friday.
“The decision on the start of test flights was made at a session of the state committee today, on June 20, at the headquarters of the Aerospace Defense Forces,” Zolotukhin said.
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