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Australian 5G Innovation Initiative SkyLink UTM Trials
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February 2nd, 2011
Russians Lose Spy Satellite Hours After Launch

Russia has reportedly lost contact with its newest military satellite just hours after launching it into space today (Feb. 1), according to Russian reports. The satellite, called Geo-IK-2, blasted off atop a three-stage Rockot booster from Russia’s northern Plesetsk Cosmodrome at about 5 p.m. Moscow Time (9 a.m. EST, 1400 GMT). But just two hours after liftoff, the satellite went missing, according to Russia’s Itar-Tass and Interfax news agencies. The Geo-IK-2 spacecraft is reportedly an Earth-observation satellite designed to build three-dimensional maps to aid the Russian military. Read More