Russia launches military satellite
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Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 19:08
Moscow: Russia Wednesday successfully put a military satellite into orbit, an official said.

The Proton-M rocket, carrying the Briz-M orbiter, was launched from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

The satellite was put into orbit at 0748 GMT, Xinhua reported quoting Col. Alexei Zolotukhin, spokesman for the Russian defence ministry space forces.


First Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 18:18

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