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The launch of the spacecraft "Loutch-5B"

The launch of the spacecraft "Loutch-5B"
The launch of the spacecraft "Loutch-5B"

Today, 28 April, at 17:17 MSK was successfully launched into orbit the spacecraft "Luch-5B". The removal of The carrier rocket "proton-M" with the upper stage "Briz-M" was carried out from the cosmodrome "Baikonur" in accordance with the schedule of launches.

"Luch-5B" is the third and final unit scheduled to be deployed in the orbital grouping of multifunctional space system relaying "Ray", designed to provide communication of the Russian segment of the International space station, low earth orbit satellites, carrier rockets, upper stages, and also to provide a relay of terrestrial TV users.

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