Russia launches Soyuz rocket carrying military satellite – state media
Russia has launched a Soyuz rocket carrying a military satellite into space, Russian news agencies reported Wednesday citing the defense ministry.
The rocket – a Soyuz-2.1b medium-class launch vehicle – was launched at 9:48 a.m. Moscow time (0648 GMT) from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, the ministry was quoted as saying.
It did not provide details about the purpose of the satellite.
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