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The second launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome was successfully held at 8.41 Moscow time on Tuesday

The launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region of the Soyuz-2.1b rocket with the Meteor-M hydrometeorological satellite No.2-1 took place on Tuesday 14.41 local time (08.41 Moscow time). Also on board the carrier rocket student satellite "Baumanets-2" and nano-apparatuses.

As reported, "Meteor-M" № 2-1 is intended for monitoring of emergencies, climate monitoring and weather forecasting, assessment of the conditions of aviation flights. Information from the satellite will be sent to the 150 ice, ground and offshore platforms of the data collection system. Developed by students of MGTU "Baumanets-2" carries the camera with the resolution of 18-36 m and computing equipment for experiments, including radiometric ones. Also on board is a group of nanoscopes. This LEO Vantage is a communications device that should start work in 2021, AISSat (Norway) - satellites for monitoring the seas, IDEA - NASA and NOAA satellites used to analyze the state of the air cover, and SEAM - apparatus for studying the magnetic and electric fields of the Earth's magnetosphere, created by a consortium of companies in Europe and the United States.

The launch was the second in the history of the Vostochny space center. The first was 28 on April 2016, when the Soyuz-2.1 launch vehicle delivered the Aist-2D spacecraft, the Mikhailo Lomonosov MSU scientific satellite, and the SamSat-218D nanosatellite, into orbit.
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