New Generation Spacecraft to Be Launched from Plesetsk


Russian spacecraft of new generation will be launched from the Plesetsk space center in February 2015, the representative of the press and information service of the Defense Ministry for Aerospace Defense Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said on Tuesday.

“Combat unit of the state test Plesetsk cosmodrome launched a process of unloading and transportation of new Russian generation spacecraft to the technical complex of a space rocket complex (KRK) “Soyuz-2″, the launch of which is planned from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in February 2015,” he said.

This will be the first launch of the spacecraft from Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2015. Last year, combat units effectuated 10 launches of space rockets and four training and test launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles.


Posted on February 3, 2015, in Space Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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