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Today, December 14, at 08:50 (Moscow time), a test launch of a heavy-class carrier rocket was carried out by a combat crew of the Space Forces of the Aerospace Forces from the launcher of site No. 35 of the State Test Cosmodrome of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (Plesetsk cosmodrome) in the Arkhangelsk Region ” Angara-A5 “with the overall mass model of the payload.

All prelaunch operations and the launch of the Angara-A5 space rocket took place in the normal mode. The ground assets of the Space Forces of the Aerospace Forces monitored the launch and flight of the launch vehicle.

This is the second test launch of the Angara-A5 heavy-class launch vehicle. The previous launch of the Angara-A5 LV from the northern cosmodrome was successfully carried out on December 23, 2014.

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