Russian military satellite lost after launch: agencies

December 7, 2015 1:26 PM

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MOSCOW One of two Russian defense satellites launched on Dec. 5 did not separate from the Soyuz carrier rocket's upper stage and is considered lost, Russian news agencies reported.

A Soyuz-2.1B rocket carrying two satellites was launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Russian north-western Arkhangelsk region, with the Defence Ministry saying on its web site on Dec. 5 that the launch was successful.

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