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  • Russia launches its latest GLONASS-M navigation satellite into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiFebruary 7th, 2016

    A Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket thundered into space from Site 43/4 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region of Russia. Its payload was the latest GLONASS-M satellite. Liftoff took place at 7:21 p.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 6 (00:21 GMT on Sunday, Feb. 7).

  • Eutelsat 9B, GLONASS M-51 launches delayed

    Jason RhianJanuary 11th, 2016

    Two Russian rocket launches from the Baikonur and Plesetsk Cosmodromes located in Kazakhstan and Russia, respectively, have been pushed back. The dual-delays mark an inauspicious start for Russian launches which was rocked by accidents, scandals, and restructuring during 2015.