A Ukrainian Dnepr launch vehicle sent 33 small satellites from 17 countries to low Earth orbit June 19 from the Yasny launch base in Russia’s Orenberg region. Led by ISC Kosmotras and the Russian military’s strategic rocket forces, the mission marks a record for the number of spacecraft inserted into orbit in a single launch, including Kazakhstan’s second Earth observation satellite, KazEOSat-2. Built by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) of Guildford, U.K., KazEOSat-2 ...

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