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Rokot Launch

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:23 pm

Came across this rather spectacular launch of a Rokot

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Re: Rokot Launch

Postby Wingnut » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:43 pm

Neat video.

Kosmos 2540 is a geodetic surveying satellite launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on 30th August 2019 for the Russian military. It was taken aloft by a "Rokot" launch vehicle. Wikipedia contain some info about the Rokot. I'd never heard of it before. Thanks for sharing.

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Mike


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