The Russian Ministry of Defense: the apparatus launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome was put into orbit

The device, launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the interests of the Russian Ministry of Defense, was successfully launched into orbit. This was reported to the department.

The launch of the Soyuz-2.1b rocket and other events took place as usual. The satellite was assigned the serial number “Cosmos-2564”. All its systems are functioning normally, communication is maintained, specified in the department.

“At the estimated time, the spacecraft was launched into the target orbit by the Fregat upper stage and accepted for control of ground-based facilities of the space forces of the Aerospace Forces,” the Defense Ministry said.

Earlier it became known about the termination of the preparation of Sergei Prokopiev and Dmitry Petelin for spacewalks. The cause is called a problem with the spacesuits.


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