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Russia’s Soyuz-2-1b launches Arktika-M No.1 weather satellite


Russia’s Soyuz-2-1b launches Arktika-M No.1 weather satellite Russia launched the first in a new series of weather satellites to aid forecasting over its high-latitude regions. The Arktika-M No.1 satellite, aboard a Soyuz-2-1b/Fregat rocket, lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 12:55 local time (06:55 UTC) on Sunday bound for an elliptical Molniya orbit. The Arktika (Арктика, meaning “Arctic“) satellites will carry out a variety of missions to compliment other satellite constellations with additional coverage of Russia’s most northern regions.    More



(Source: NASASpaceFlight.com - Feb 28)

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