Russia Caps 2018 With Vostochny Commercial Debut

Credit: Soyuz-2 launch: GK Launch Services

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, Russia—A Russian Soyuz-2 rocket lifted off from here in the Russian Far East on Dec. 27, marking the country’s 17th launch of the year and the commercial debut of the government’s new Soyuz-2 launch services division, GK Launch Services. The 167-ft. (51-m) Soyuz-2.1 rocket...

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