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Russia launches 2nd military satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome ​in week


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Moscow: A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket carrying a military satellite has been launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

On December 21, Russia launched another rocket with a military satellite from the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

“On Wednesday, December 27… a combat crew of the aerospace forces launched a medium-class Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with spacecraft on behalf of the Russian Defence Ministry from the state test cosmodrome of the Russian Defence Ministry (Plesetsk cosmodrome) in the Arkhangelsk region,” the ministry said in a statement.

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