Raumfahrt - Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket with military satellite blasts off from Plesetsk spaceport



The Russian Aerospace Forces launched a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a military satellite from the Plesetsk spaceport, the Defense Ministry reported on Monday.

"At 6:17 p.m. Moscow time on Monday, November 28, combat teams of the Aerospace Forces’ Space Troops launched a Soyuz-2.1b medium-class carrier rocket with a space vehicle for the Defense Ministry of Russia from the Defense Ministry’s State Testing Cosmodrome (the Plesetsk spaceport) in the Arkhangelsk Region," the ministry said in a statement.

A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket was last launched from the Plesetsk space center on November 2, also orbiting a military satellite.

Quelle: TASS

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