Three new Gonets satellites launched – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat; Payload: Gonets-M No. 27, Gonets-M No. 28, Gonets-M No. 29, 19 smallsats; Date: 28 September 2020, 1120 UTC; Launch site: Plesetsk, Russia. The Fregat upper stage deployed three Gonets satellites in their operational high-inclination orbit, followed by the release of secondary payloads into Sun-synchronous orbit. [Exact figures were not available at the time of writing.–Ed.]

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