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  • Russia launches final Rockot with trio of communications satellites

    SpaceFlight InsiderDecember 27th, 2019

    Russia launched its final mission on the nation's 2019 manifest when it sent three communications satellites to orbit on Friday, Dec. 27. The flight marked the close of a vehicle designed for violence.

  • One of the final missions for Rokot booster lifts off from Plesetsk

    Jason RhianNovember 30th, 2018

    One of the last planned launches of a Rokot booster took to the skies above the Plesetsk Cosmodrone’s Site 133. It marked a rare flight of a rocket that can trace its lineage back to an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The flight lifted off at 05:00 MSK (9:00 p.m. EST) on Sept. 29, 2018.