August 21, 2013

The date of Soyuz-2.1b light booster launch will be announced one of these days, the launch is planned for October so far, – Aerospace Defense Troops Commander major general Alexander Golovko reported to RIA-Novosti.

Earlier Progress State Research and Production Rocket Space Center Director General Alexander Kirilin reported about shifting the launch to mid-2013.

“One of these days we will carry out the planning and announce the results”, – Golovko stated; he also specified that at the moment the launch is planned for October.

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