Source Pravda.Ru

Russian carrier rocket launched into space with foreign satellites on board


Dnepr carrier rocket was launched successfully from the launch base in the Orenburg region of Russia. The rocket carried foreign satellites on board. The launch took place in a normal mode; the rocket will deliver satellites of the United States, Dubai, Korea, Italy, Canada, the Netherlands and Ukraine into orbit.

Carrier rocket Dnepr was created on the basis of intercontinental ballistic missile RS-20. To manage the project, Roscosmos and the National Space Agency of Ukraine established international space company Kosmotras. Since 1999, Dnepr has been launched 18 times.

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