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Moscow. June 25. INTERFAX - A combat crew of the Space Forces of the Aerospace Forces has successfully launched a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Defense Ministry reported. "On Friday, June 25, at 22:50 Moscow time, from the launcher (PU) No. 4 of the site No. 43 of the State Test Cosmodrome of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (Plesetsk Cosmodrome) in the Arkhangelsk Region, the combat crew of the Space Forces of the Aerospace Forces launched a launch vehicle "Soyuz-2.1b" with a new generation spacecraft in the interests of the Russian Ministry of Defense ", - noted in the military department. As specified in the Ministry of Defense, all prelaunch operations and the launch of the Soyuz-2.1b 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 carrier rocket," the ministry added. This is the second launch of the Soyuz-2 medium-class launch vehicle from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2021. The previous one was successfully carried out from the northern cosmodrome on February 2, 2021. Flight tests of the Soyuz-2 space rocket complex began at the Plesetsk cosmodrome on November 8, 2004. Over the past sixteen years, 46 launches of medium-class Soyuz-2 carrier rockets 1A and 1B, as well as 6 launches of Soyuz-2 carrier rockets of light class of modernization stage 1 V.
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