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Converted Russian ICBM takes German satellite into orbit

June 21st, 2010

Source: RIANOVOSTI A converted Russian intercontinental ballistic missile took Germany’s TanDEM-X satellite into orbit on Monday, a military spokesman said. The RS-20B carrier rocket lifted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan at 6:14 Moscow time [2:14 GMT]. This is the 16th launch of an international satellite under the Dnepr program involving Russia, Ukraine, […]

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