Russian Soyuz rocket blasts off with 38 satellites

 | Updated: Mar 22, 2021, 10:37 PM IST

Russia's Soyuz- 2.1a carrier rocket blasted off from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 22, 2021. Here's a look at the beautiful pics

38 satellites

The rocket took 38 rockets to space


Satellites from 18 countries

The 38 satellites were from 18 countries. These include South Korea, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy, Brazil and more


Baikonur cosmdrome

The lift-off took place from Baikonur cosmdrome in Kazakhstan


Launch forced to be postponed

The launch was twice postponed from Saturday due to a voltage surge


Russia plans of more launches

Russia plans to send up a second satellite in 2023 and, combined, the two will offer round-the-clock, all-weather monitoring of the Arctic Ocean and the surface of the Earth, Roscosmos said.