Video: Soyuz Rocket blasts off with Resurs Earth Observation Satellite

Russia’s Soyuz 2-1B rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday, coming back after a last-minute countdown abort due to a faulty ignition system indication. Sunday’s Soyuz flight was by the book, delivering the 5,700-Kilogram Resurs-P No.3 satellite to orbit in an ascent mission of nine and a half minutes.

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