Russia launches classified military satellite
SpaceWar.com reports: “Russia on Thursday successfully placed into orbit a military satellite believed to be part of the Kremlin’s early warning anti-missile system.
A Soyuz rocket carrying a classified payload blasted off from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia in the early hours of Thursday morning, the defence ministry said.
At 0109 GMT a rocket was launched that put a ‘space apparatus into orbit in the interests of the defence ministry’, the ministry said in a statement carried by the Interfax news agency.
It did not provide further details…”View Original Article