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Russia : Glonass-K satellite

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Launches Glonass-K satellite The Russian Space Forces recently launched a new Glonass-K navigation satellite from the Plesetsk space centre by the Soyuz 2-1b launcher. The previous launch under the Glonass-M project in December 2010, supposed to conclude the forming of the satellite grouping, was unsuccessful as the rocket veered off course and sunk in the Pacific Ocean.

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