VIDEO: Soyuz streaks into the sky

A Soyuz rocket loaded with six satellites made a nighttime ascent into orbit from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday. The launcher and its Fregat upper stage delivered the spacecraft to orbit for Globalstar's mobile communications network.

Liftoff occurred at 1604 GMT (11:04 a.m. EST; 10:04 p.m. Baikonur time).

See our Mission Status Center for the latest news on the launch.

Credit: Roscosmos

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