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December 19, 2014
All Four O3B CommSats Put Into Orbit
Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 19, 2014
All four European communication satellites were put into orbit by a Russian-made Soyuz ST-B rocket from the Kourou space center in French Guiana, a spokesperson for the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, said Friday. "Thus, the Russian part of the program - putting four foreign satellites [into orbit] - has been fully implemented," Roscosmos representative told RIA Novosti. Four O3b Networks satellites on board the Soyuz have been designed and built by Thales Alenia Space to become a p ... read more
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US Space Launcher to Get 60 Russian Engines in $1Bln Deal
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Russia, US to Cooperate on Orion Spacecraft Modernization
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Russia Not to Deploy Units of Strategic Missile Forces in Crimea
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India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine
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Russian Nuclear-Powered Submarine Vladimir Monomakh
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India to provide 2nd site for Russian-designed nuclear plants
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Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday
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Plans to Create Russian National Orbital Station Confirmed
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Russia launches Yamal-401 communication satellite
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Russia Waiting for India to Choose Site of New NPP, Can Build More
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Boeing Covers Groundwork in Second Milestone For Commercial Crew
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Russia, India Agree on Construction of New Nuclear Energy Blocks
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