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Come 2020, Russia will launch Indian satellite

Come 2020, Russia will launch Indian satellite

Moscow, Sep 12 (UNI) Russian space travel operator GK Launch Services will launch an Indian earth imaging satellite from Baikonur cosmodrome in 2020, the Russian operator said here on Thursday.

"Pixxel has signed a launch contract with GK Launch Services for its first tech demo mission to be launched in Q2-Q3 2020 from Baikonur on GK-operated Soyuz-2 mission," Sputnik quoted the operator as saying.

Pixxel is an Indian company, working on a constellation of earth imaging satellites.


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