Angara-A5 rocket launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome

The Angara-A5 missile with the Perseus upper stage and a payload mock-up was launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, RIA Novosti reports.

The launch took place normally on December 27 at 22:00 Moscow time.

According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the ground assets of the main the Titov test space center took the rocket for escort.

12 minutes after the launch, the orbital block separated from the third stage.

Note that this is the third test launch of the heavy-class carrier rocket ' ; Angara-A5 ''. The previous one was successfully completed on December 14, 2020.

Recall that earlier British communication satellites OneWeb launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome were also launched into target orbits.


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