22:48 GMT24 June 2021
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    PARIS (Sputnik) - The Soyuz-ST-B rocket carrying the next batch of four O3b telecommunications satellites successfully took off on Friday from the spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

    The launch took place at 17.10 GMT with a 30-minute delay and was aired by the Arianespace company which manages to the spaceport.

    In around 121 minutes after the start, two satellites are supposed to separate from the rocket, and the two remaining in another 21 minutes.

    satellites, rocket, Soyuz-ST-B, Arianespace, Kourou
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