www.eurockot.com, 11/24/2017


Russian Federal Launch Marks Rockot Return To Flight

Following the decision by the Russian State Commission to return Rockot to flight after the failed injection of the GEO-IK2 satellite on February 01, 2011, the preparation of the Rockot launcher as well as the two Russian spacecraft "Gonez-M" and "MiR" for their launch has started at Plesetsk Cosmodrome. The return-to-flight of Rockot is now planned for July 2012. This will be the first Rockot launch in 2012.