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Monitor E five years in orbit

Submit on Friday, August 27th, 2010 22:58

A Rokot launch vehicle lifted off at the Plesetsk Launch Base on 26 August 2005 to place the Monitor E Earth observation small satellite in orbit. This experimental small EO spacecraft was the first built by Khrunichev. The 750-kg satellite is designed to support studies of Earth’s resources from a 540-km orbit.

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