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Starsem launches Radarsat-2 satellite aboard Soyuz

Starsem launched the Radarsat-2 satellite for MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) Ltd., at 7:17 p.m. local time Dec. 14 from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The rocket's Fregat upper stage accurately injected the Radarsat-2 satellite into its targeted low Earth orbit at 798 kilometers (496 miles) altitude, according to Starsem.

The Fregat was ignited twice to place the satellite into orbit 53 minutes after launch. Satellite acquisition and health status will be confirmed independently by MDA.


 

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