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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Roger Fillion A British company that builds small satellites has opened U.S. operations in Douglas County and plans to employ up to 250 people over the next few years.
Interfax-AVN news agency reported on 10 July that a RS-20 (Satan) intercontinental ballistic missile was, on the night of 9 July, dispatched from "one of Russia's Strategic Missile Troops arsenals" to Baykonur cosmodrome (Kazakhstan).
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