Russian Soyuz-U carrier rocket successfully launched a military satellite (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian Soyuz launch vehicle
MOSCOW, April 29 (Reporters Nieyun Peng) Russian space force information and public relations by the Secretary Zuoluotuxin 29, announced that Russia in general that evening from Russia Liexiecike successfully launched a military satellite launch site.
Zuoluotuxin According to Russian media quoted as saying, Moscow time at 20:58 on the 29th (Beijing time at 0:58 on the 30th), the Russian space force with a “Union-U” carry rocket successfully a “cosmic” series military satellite launch, 8 minutes after launch the satellite into orbit.
Zuoluotuxin said that the aim of increasing Russia’s satellite launch military satellites in orbit.
“Union-U” carrier rocket for the three liquid-fuel rocket, a launch weight of 311 tons, 34 meters long, can be used to launch the “Union” manned spacecraft “Progress” cargo ship, or the weight of 7200 kg satellites into the ground below the 200 km orbit.