A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket put a military satellite into its designated orbit Friday, a defense ministry spokesman, Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, told RIA Novosti. The satellite separated from the rocket some ten minutes after the liftoff from the Plesetsk space center […]
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The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. “By 2020, the orbital grouping of military communications satellites will be strengthened with nine modern satellites,” Maj. Gen. Khalil […]
Russia will launch on Tuesday three Cosmos series military-purpose satellites, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. A Rokot launch vehicle carrying the satellites will lift off from the Plesetsk Space Center in northern Russia. “The Rokot carrier rocket has been […]
MOSCOW: A Rokot carrier rocket has orbited three Russian military satellites, a spokesman for Russia’s Space Forces said. The Rokot, carrying three Cosmos-series satellites, was launched by Russia’s Space Forces from the Plesetsk space center in northwest Russia early on […]
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: The Tactical Satellite-3 has exceeded expectations and is performing well a month after being launched, according to the program manager of the experimental spacecraft. Launched May 19, TacSat-3 is managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s […]