Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Russia Launches New Military Satellite

An Interfax newswire article, via Space.com, reports that:

The Russian Space Forces launched a Kosmos-3M rocket carrying a military satellite from the Plesetsk space center on Tuesday, Lt. Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, a spokesman for the Russian Space Forces, told Russia's Interfax News Agency.

The satellite will serve the Russian Defense Ministry's purposes and will join the Russian military satellite constellation, he said.

More here.


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