Category : Plesetsk spaceport
June 18, 2018

On June 17, 2018 at 00:46 (Moscow time) from the State Test Cosmodrome “Plesetsk” military crew of the Russian Space Forces launched a space rocket , that include a “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle, the “Fregat” booster block and “Glonass-M” Russian navigation spacecraft. The launch was conducted under the general supervision of the commander of the Space Forces, the deputy commander-in-chief of the Air and Space Forces, Colonel- General Alexander Golovko. The launch of the launch vehicle and the launch of the spacecraft into the calculated orbit were held in the regular mode.

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May 17, 2018

According to Russian State Corporation "ROSCOSMOS" information,the second Sentinel-3 satellite, Copernicus Sentinel-3B, was launched on 25 April 2018, joining its identical twin Sentinel-3A in orbit.

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June 23, 2016

Proton boosters will be in use at least up to 2025. After that the quantity of launches will be reduced due to the gradual equipment obsolescence, - Khrunichev Centre Director General Andrei Kalinovsky reported.

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September 22, 2015

On Thursday, September 24, Russian Ministry of Defence is going to launch Rokot booster with Rodnic communication satellites from Plesetsk spaceport in Arkhangelsk region.

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June 25, 2015

Airbus Defence and Space Khrunichev Centre started negotiating the use of Angara booster instead Rokot, - the spokesman reports.

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June 25, 2015

On Tuesday aerospace defence troops operational crews successfully launched Russian medium booster Soyuz-2.1b to orbit Ministry of Defense satellite, - Ministry of Defense representative on aero defense troops colonel Dmitry Zenin reported.

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June 8, 2015

Russian Soyuz-2.1a booster with satellite for Russian Ministry of Defence needs was launched from Plesetsk spaceport in Arkhangelsk region, - Ministry of Defense representative on Aerospace Defence troops colonel Dmitry Zenin stated.

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December 25, 2014

On December 25, 2014 at 06.01, Moscow timeSoyuz-2.1b booster with telecommunication space device was successfully launched from #43 launchpad of Plesetsk State Test Spaceport. The launch was accomplished by Russian Ministry of Defence and Rocket and Space industry crews.

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December 23, 2014

On December 23, 2014 at 08.57, Moscow time, The first Angara-A5 heavy booster was successfully launched from Plesetsk spaceport. It means that now Russia has a new up-to-date ecologically friendly heavy booster, - Roscosmos Head Oleg Ostapenko stated.

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December 2, 2014

Testings of new Russian ecologically friendly booster of Angara series will be finished at Plesetsk spaceport in 2020.

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