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Russia Launches Three Satellites

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 10:37 PM

Russia Launches Rokot Carrier Rocket with Three Satellites

RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, July 3 (RIA Novosti) - Russia launched on Thursday a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three telecoms satellites from its northern Plesetsk space center, the Defense Ministry said.

"The launch of the Rokot carrier rocket with three Gonets-M communications satellites was carried out successfully at 04.43 p.m. Moscow time [12:43 GMT] from the Plesetsk space center," spokesman for Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces, Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said.

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