Russian Soyuz rocket blasts off with 38 satellites

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

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Satellites from 18 countries

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

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Baikonur cosmdrome

The lift-off took place from Baikonur cosmdrome in Kazakhstan

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Launch forced to be postponed

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

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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.

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