A Proton-M rocket-carrier with the Canadian telecommunication satellite Nimic-2 was launched at 02:17 a.m., Moscow time, on Monday from the Baikonur cosmodrome, reported the press service of the Russian Space Force.
The Nimic-2 satellite is meant to ensure radio and digital broadcasting for the users all over the territory of Canada and the continental part of the United States. The take-off mass of the satellite is 3,579 kilogrammes, the calculated period of its active existence is fifteen years.
Russia has been developing an energy module on the basis of the megawatt-class nuclear power plant since 2010. The spaceship needs neither sunlight nor solar batteries
There are legitimate authorities in Donetsk and Luhansk republics now, with which Russia can implement the project of the economic integration of the Donbass
Austria does not intend to expel Russian diplomats because of the spy scandal