Busy morning in Plesetsk – Russian military satellite launched

Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome military satellite at 09:42 GMT on 24 March 2016. It was second launch performed from Plesetsk this year. This military satellite should be considered as highly classified payload – Russian authorities kept it in secret until yesterday. Soyuz-2.1A rose over Plesetsk Cosmodrome with imaging satellite on […]

Bad luck after Amos-6 – Israeli military satellite with problems

It seems that after two weeks after disaster of Falcon-9 rocket with Israeli satellite Amos-6 on atop, another launch of Israeli spacecraft was conducted with troubles.  Mission of Ofek-11 was classified due the fact that spacecraft is high resolution imaging reconnaissance satellite based on Opsat-3000. Built by Israel Aerospace Industries for ministry of Defense of […]