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2014-06-20 12:20:44

MOSCOW, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISC Kosmotras [http://www.kosmotras.ru ] successfully launched a cluster of small spacecraft by the RS-20 rocket (Dnepr) on 20 June

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2010-03-25 13:58:54

The task of having to babysit CryoSat has now officially ended with the arrival of the launch campaign team back in Baikonur.

2009-07-30 15:04:08

Two satellites were sent into space to improve the world's only space-based disaster monitoring system, the British company that makes the satellites said. Both satellites were expected to enhance the monitoring program, which provides Earth observation imagery for a variety of commercial and environmental applications in addition to disasters, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited said in a news release Thursday. These latest two satellites will advance the capability of the DMC ...

2008-09-23 21:00:25

MINSK. Sept 23 (Interfax) - Belarus plans to launch a satellite in 2009, Mikhail Myasnikovich, the chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Presidium, told the presidium on Tuesday.

2008-09-02 09:00:31

Russian rocket sends five German satellites into orbit MOSCOW, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Russia on Friday launched a Dnepr rocket to put five German satellites into orbit, news agencies reported.

2008-08-29 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax-AVN) - Five German RapidEye land remote sensing satellites taken to space with the Dnepr launch vehicle converted from the RS-20 ICBM (SS-18 Satan) have been placed under the customer's control.

2008-08-29 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax-AVN) - Five German RapidEye satellites have separated from the Dnepr (intercontinental ballistic missile RS- 20) launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday. "The satellites have been put into orbit.

2008-08-29 12:15:00

Russia has launched a cluster of Earth-sensing satellites as a commercial venture to provide companies with up-to-date information on the planet's surface.

2008-08-27 00:00:35

MOSCOW. Aug 26 (Interfax-AVN) - The conversion launch vehicle Dnepr with five RapidEye earth probing satellites is to take off from the Baikonur launch pad, Kazakhstan, on Friday. "The launch has been set for 11:15 a.m., Moscow time," Kosmotras International Consortium told Interfax-AVN on Tuesday.

2008-08-22 17:11:34

In another frustrating foul-up on the path towards converting Soviet-era military missiles into cash-paying satellite launchers, a military-industrial team in Moscow has announced the 'indefinite suspension' of plans to launch an earth resources survey satellite for Thailand. The reasons: at the last moment, for the second time, overflight permission has been revoked by a country downrange of the launch site.


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