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"Dnepr" carrier rocket put into orbit six foreign satellites.. / July 30, 2009 /

«Dnepr» carrier rocket, launched on Wednesday at 22:46 Moscow time from Baikonur (Kazakhstan), put into orbit, six foreign satellites of purposes, «Interfax» reported.

Satellites control, one of which was made in the United Arab Emirates, one in Spain and two in the UK and Argentina, have already over to customers.

As told the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), launch has been made in the conversion program «Dnepr», which presuppose the launch of the withdraw from combat readiness RS-20 missiles, on which basis «Dnepr» is created, with simultaneous output to orbit satellites.

At the same time «Interfax» said, referring to the RVSN Information Chief Colonel Alexander Vovk, a successful launch has confirmed that the performance of PC-20.

The most severe in the world of intercontinental ballistic missile RS-20 «Voevoda», by NATO classification SS-18 Satan «Satan», was developed in Ukraine JSCB «South» in the early 1970’s. Range of flight at up to 11 thousand kilometers

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