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April 24th, 2011
Russia Reconnect with Lost Satellite

A Rokot light-class carrier rocket carrying with the Geo-IK-2 satellite blasted off February 1 from Russia’s Plesetsk launching site, but placed the satellite in an incorrect orbit. After the launch, the Defense Ministry announced it had lost contact with the Geo-IK-2 and later abandoned the satellite. The Russian Space Forces then grounded launches of all Rokot light-class carrier rockets until the completion of an investigation into the failed launch. Read More