Russian weather satellite and 18 secondary payloads lost after rocket failure
Soyuz rocket set for launch from Russia’s new cosmodrome
Soyuz liftoff glimpsed by orbiting observer and launch pad cameras
Soyuz rocket lifts off with 73 satellites
A Russian Soyuz booster lifted off Friday from Kazakhstan on a complex mission to deploy 73 satellites into three different orbits, including a Russian spacecraft to locate forest fires, 48 CubeSats for Planet’s global Earth observation fleet, and eight nanosatellites for Spire Global’s commercial weather network.