Trend or aberration? Russia is launching foreign satellites again

Satellite controllers in Dubai monitor the launch of a Soyuz rocket from Russia on Tuesday.

Zoom in / Satellite controllers in Dubai monitor the launch of a Soyuz rocket from Russia on Tuesday. For the first time since the invasion of Ukraine essentially cut off Russia’s space industry from foreign customers, a Russian rocket lifted off on Tuesday and carried satellites with commercial technology from Western companies into orbit. Payloads … Read more

Trend or aberration? Russia is launching foreign Ars Technica satellites again

Satellite controllers in Dubai monitor the launch of a Soyuz rocket from Russia on Tuesday.

Zoom in / Satellite controllers in Dubai monitor the launch of a Soyuz rocket from Russia on Tuesday. For the first time since the invasion of Ukraine essentially cut off Russia’s space industry from foreign customers, a Russian rocket lifted off on Tuesday and carried satellites with commercial technology from Western companies into orbit. Payloads … Read more