Russia launches 73 satellites into orbit
This was announced by Russian space agency Roscosmos and research centre Glavcosmos that satellites were launched on Friday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The Soyuz 2-1A rocket successfully lifted off at 0643 GMT with the satellite payload, Roscosmos said in a statement.
Later, the space agency announced that all the satellites had successfully separated by 1441 GMT and released into three different orbits.
"For the first time in the world, such a complex and large mission has been developed and implemented," said Glavcosmos.
The Kanopus-V-IK satellite will provide wide-angle images of the Earth and will be helpful in detecting forest fires or updating the topography of maps.
- Samsung launches SmartThings Find, a new way to quickly locate your ...03:14 PM | 26 Nov, 2020
- edotco appoints new Country Managing Director Pakistan02:15 PM | 26 Nov, 2020
- KIA Niro Spotted in Pakistan – Is the future of Hybrid vehicles ...01:51 PM | 26 Nov, 2020
- Bakhtawar's fiancé arrives in Karachi tomorrow10:58 PM | 25 Nov, 2020
- Fashion Pakistan Week postponed over Covid-19 fears07:19 PM | 25 Nov, 2020
- Three games run better on Xbox Series X compared to PS509:56 AM | 26 Nov, 2020
- Celebs turning 60 in 202007:48 PM | 24 Nov, 2020
- 10 Richest Actresses of All Time09:20 PM | 23 Nov, 2020
- Karachi among 10 cheapest cities to live in 202006:12 PM | 19 Nov, 2020