Swarm Satellites Launched Successfully
Eurockot Launch Services GmbH successfully launched the three satellite Swarm constellation for the European Space Agency today at 12:02 hrs UTC (13:02 hrs CET) with a Rockot launcher from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia. Rockot orbited the Swarm Earth Explorer mission into an orbit of 87.6 degrees at 490 km altitude. This launch was Eurockot's third successful launch for the European Space Agency.
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Click on the link to read the press release: Swarm Satellites Launched Successfully / Rockot Orbits ESA Climate Mission
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