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    The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket at the Vostochny Space Centre

    Satellite Launches Into Orbit From Vostochny Cosmodrome (Video)

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    A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket lifts off from Russia’s Far Eastern Vostochny Cosmodrome.

    The rocket will carry Russian meteorological satellite Meteor-M No. 2-2 into orbit.

    As an associated load, 32 more satellites will also be launched, including three Russian cubesat research and educational satellites — Sokrat, VDNH-80 and AmurSat. The rest belong to customers of 11 countries, including Great Britain, Germany, Israel, the US and France.

    This will be the fifth rocket launch from Vostochny Cosmodrome.

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