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Russia Plans Next Rokot Launch in November

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Russia Plans Next Rokot Launch in November

MOSCOW, September 23 (RIA Novosti) – Russia is planning to launch a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three research satellites from the Plesetsk space center in November, the Defense Ministry said Monday.

“The Plesetsk center has started preparations for the launch of three Swarm satellites designed for the study of the Earth’s magnetic field,” Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Dmitry Zenin said.

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I had to read the article to see if the rocket is really called Roket.

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I had to read the article to see if the rocket is really called Roket.

It's not. It's called Rokot.

Рокот is Russian for a boom or rumble.

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