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Still only orbital data for nine objects from this launch, the two Kanopus in one orbit and seven others in a higher orbit.  There should be nine others, so have there been two separation failures?  If so, two payloads have presumably been de-orbited with the Fregat.

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Still only orbital data for nine objects from this launch, the two Kanopus in one orbit and seven others in a higher orbit.  There should be nine others, so have there been two separation failures?  If so, two payloads have presumably been de-orbited with the Fregat.

TU Berlin reports to have contact with all four S-Net satellites with three of them being tracked.

http://www.raumfahrttechnik.tu-berlin.de/menue/forschung/aktuelle_projekte/s_net/

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* 2018.02.07: We are currently tracking TLEs: 43186, 43187, 43188. Satellite states are excellent.

* 2018.02.01: Ground contact with all four satellites was established. We are currently in LEOP.

* 2018.02.01: The launch of four S-NET satellites with Soyuz / Fregat from cosmodrome Vostochy has been successful

So if there were indeed two satellites not deployed, they should be among the cubesats.

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Better Than GoPro! Special Russian Camera Catches Spectacular Launch of Soyuz Rocket


Russia Insight
Published on Feb 11, 2018

By the end of the year, two more rockets will be launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome. In 2019, there'll be more launches. This was reported today by Roscosmos several hours later after successfully launching the Soyuz rocket carrier with 11 satellites on board.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR6FKjNifws?t=001

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So if there were indeed two satellites not deployed, they should be among the cubesats.
All four Lemurs now identified, radio amateurs report tracking D-Star, TUB says all four of its are OK, so why two short?

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43189 was added today - appears to be one of the S-Nets.

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Only one to go then, maybe they're just hard to track?

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