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Plesetsk

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Plesetsk Raion, Arkhangel’sk Oblast, RSFSR. Population, 13,300 (1970). Plesetsk has a railroad station on the Konosha-Obozerskaia line 217 km south of Arkhangel’sk. It also has a machinery-repair plant, a sawmill, a butter factory, and a meatpacking plant.

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The initial test launch of the RS-26 ICBM from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on September 28, 2011, fell through, with the missile veering off course and landing just eight kilometers from the launch site.
The military Friday successfully test-fired the RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk launchpad located in northwestern Russia.
On Friday, the military successfully test-fired the RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk launchpad in northwestern Russia.
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1b carrier rocket with the Fregat upper stage and a GLONASS-K new-generation navigation satellite has been launched from the Plesetsk space center in Russia's northwestern Arkhangelsk Region, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col.
The tests were being conducted at Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia's Northern Arkhangelsk region, Alexander Golovko told Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during the latter's inspection visit, Xinhua reported.
2PP test rocket, which failed to launch on June 27, is again being primed for blast off from Russia's northern military Plesetsk cosmodrome.
According to some reports, the Soviets had maintained a heightened alert in the area around the Kamchatcka Peninsula that day because they had scheduled a test of a RT-2PM Topol missile, which was to have been launched from Plesetsk, in the northwest Soviet Union, and fired to the Klyuchi target area on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The launch was carried out at 3:22 Moscow time (2322 GMT Wednesday) from the Plesetsk Defense Ministry's space center (in Northern Russia)," the Roscosmos said in a statement.
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Officials said Tuesday s decision to ground missions will not affect this week s planned launch of a Glonass communications satellite from Russia s northern Plesetsk space centre.