December 27, 2019

Launched on December 27, 2019 at 02:11 (Moscow time) from the Plesetsk First State Testing Cosmodrome, the “Rokot” light carrier rocket successfully put the “Gonets-M” communication satellite into orbit.

This launch completes the operation of this modification of the launch vehicle.

All prelaunch operations and the launch took place normally.

The head part of the “Rokot” rocket with the “Breeze-KM” upper stage and spacecrafts separated at the set time from the second stage of the launch vehicle.

Spacecrafts launched into the calculated orbit and transferred for the control.

The “Rokot” liquid two-stage light rocket was designed at the Khrunichev Space Center on the basis of the RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile and is designed to launch small and medium spacecrafts into solar-synchronous and near-polar orbits.

Over the flight history of the “Rokot” launch vehicle since 2000, 31 launches have been made as part of federal and commercial programs.

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