Soyuz-2 rocket launches with six Globalstar satellites
December 28 at 21.09 Moscow time from Launch Complex 31 area Baikonur starting businesses calculations of rocket-space industry in Russia is made of space rocket launch Soyuz-2.1a with the upper block Fregate, designed for launching into orbit of the cluster of the six low-Earth orbit spacecraft - repeaters Globalstar-2.
After a full-time head of the department from the third stage of the launch vehicle upper stage Fregat continued the removal of spacecraft into the desired orbit.
Globalstar-2 developed by Thales Alenia Space commissioned by the corporation Globalstar, specializing in providing wide range of users of high-quality global personal mobile communication network using low-orbit satellite repeater.
In October 2010 and July 2011. already held a similar cluster of launches 6 satellites Globalstar-2.
Press Service of the Yuzhny Space Center, TsENKI Division