Satellites Launched into Orbit by Russian Rokot Rocket.
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Satellites Launched into Orbit by Russian Rokot Rocket.

Moscow : Russia | Jul 29, 2012 at 3:24 AM PDT
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Cosmic Defense Troops reported the launching of four satellites, including one for military purposes, by Rokot carrier rocket from Plesestsk cosmodrome.

The putting into orbit was done by the Briz-KM upper stage, in the second release this year from the said Russian launching field after a pause of six months of operations in the facility located in Arkhangelsk province, said the official spokesman Alexei Zalatiujin .

Rokot carried to space two Genets-M satellites, one for scientific research, the Yubelirni-2, and the Cosmos, which will fulfill military missions and will turn into Cosmos-2481 after its position in the planned orbit.

Rokot carrier rockets are former UR-100N UPJ or SS-19 Stiletto intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to its name by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), transformed for civilian purposes and can carry up to 2,150 kilograms.

IQBALMEMON468 is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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