"Soyuz-U" rocket with Egyptian satellite of remote Earth probing launched from Baikonur

Date: 04:04, 17-04-2014.

Baikonur. April 17. KazTAG - "Soyuz-U" rocket carrier with an Egyptian satellite of remote earth probing EgyptSat-2 has been launched at Baikonur.

The launch was conducted from the ground 31 on April 16 at 22.20 of Astana time.

EgyptSat-2 is the second satellite of Egypt. Its weight- 1050 kg, operating orbit - 500-800 km.

Its operation term- 11 years.

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