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Soyuz set to launch 72 smallsats

07 July 2017

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A Soyuz launch scheduled for 14 July will carry more than 70 small satellites, including spacecraft for four separate commercial remote sensing and weather constellations.

The 72 smallsats flying on the Soyuz launch scheduled for the morning 14 of July from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan will fly as secondary payloads, with the Kanopus-V-IK remote sensing satellite serving as the primary payload.


Image credit: Glavcosmos - Engineers observe the integration of 72 smallsats that will launch on a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur

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