Russian-Ukrainian booster to orbit German satellite

21st June 2010, Comments 0 comments

A Russian-Ukrainian converted SS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile will lift off from the Baikonur space center on Monday to put Germany’s TanDEM-X satellite in orbit. Together with its twin, TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X will survey all 150 million square kilometers of Earth’s land surface several times during its three-year mission.

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