Soyuz Failure Claims Meridian Satellite

RUSSIAN FAILURE: The launch of a Russian civil/military Meridian communications satellite ended in failure Dec. 23 when the third stage of the satellite’s Soyuz booster malfunctioned. The stage and its payload fell back to earth near Tobolksk, in Siberia. According to Reuters, a source in the...

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