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Russia: Eco-clean Angara rocket launched in Mirny00:42

Russia: Eco-clean Angara rocket launched in Mirny

Russian Federation, Plesetsk Spaceport, Mirny
July 9, 2014 at 23:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

The eco-friendly Angara 1.2 rocket was successfully launched from the Plesetsk Spaceport in Mirny on Wednesday. The two-stage rocket has a range of 5,700 km (5,342 miles) and is the first to be domestically produced since the fall of the Soviet Union. With development beginning in 1994, the space vehicle has cost an estimated $3 billion (€2.2 billion).

The first launch was initially planned for June 27. However, it was aborted at the last minute by an onboard computer, with the exact reasons for the error unclear.

Russia: Eco-clean Angara rocket launched in Mirny00:42
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The eco-friendly Angara 1.2 rocket was successfully launched from the Plesetsk Spaceport in Mirny on Wednesday. The two-stage rocket has a range of 5,700 km (5,342 miles) and is the first to be domestically produced since the fall of the Soviet Union. With development beginning in 1994, the space vehicle has cost an estimated $3 billion (€2.2 billion).

The first launch was initially planned for June 27. However, it was aborted at the last minute by an onboard computer, with the exact reasons for the error unclear.

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