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Space Launches Plans 2015
13.01.2015 15:13
Space Launches Plans 2015

The plans for 2015 have been announced in Russia. The launches of the next year will begin on January 22 with the launch of the “Kompsat-3A” spacecraft with the use of the conversion Ukrainian carrier rocket “Dnepr” from Dombarovsky launching area. It is reported by TASS referring to a source in the space industry.

      A total of about 30 launches of spacecrafts of carrier rockets from different cosmodromes are scheduled for 2015. The spacecraft “Proton-M” with the Inmarsat 5F-2 device will be launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on January 30. Russia has planned to carry out a total of 12 launches of “Proton”, four – of the “Soyuz-FG” rockets and three – of “Soyuz-2.1a” rockets from Baikonur and Plesetsk, as well as Dombarovsky launching area in 2015.

      The carriers “Dnepr”, “Soyuz-U”, “Soyuz-2.1b”, “Rockot” are to be launched twice, while “Soyuz-2.1v” and “Zenith” are to be launched once. A total of 49 spacecrafts will be launched. In this case, 23 launches will fall to Baikonur, four - to Plesetsk and two - to Dombarovsky launching area. Besides, it is expected to carry out the first launch from Vostochny cosmodrome in 2014: the rocket “Soyuz-2.1a” will be launched into space. Two launches of “Soyuz-ST” rockets putting 4 “Galileo” satellites into orbit will be carried out from Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana.


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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