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SMOS and Proba-2 launched successfully

Bremen / Plesetsk, November 02, 2009: Eurockot Launch Services GmbH successfully launched two satellites for the European Space Agency today at 01:50 hrs UTC (02:50 hrs CET) using the ROCKOT launch system from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia. The launch orbited ESA's Earth Explorer SMOS and the technology demonstrator Proba-2 as a secondary payload into sun-synchronous orbits of different altitudes. This launch was Eurockot's second successful mission for the European Space Agency.