The reasons for this situation are not yet clear.
Not communicate four Russian satellites: two cubita from Dauria Aerospace, a student’s “spark-MAI-85” (Moscow aviation Institute) and assembled at the Moscow state University on crowdfunding means “lighthouse”. Unplanned orbits were a couple of American satellites: Lemur-2 (Spire Global) and Flock 2k (Planet Labs).
The reasons for this situation are not yet clear. Discusses the various scenarios, including problems with the spacecraft and rocket.
Start rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” on July 14 occurred with a record for the Russian media the number of satellites. Before the Russian record for number of simultaneously running satellites (36 units) belonged to the Russian-Ukrainian conversion rocket “Dnepr” was launched on 20 June 2014 from Kapustin Yar. International record belongs to India, which is February 15, 2017 at PSLV-XL launched the satellite 104.
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