The launch of ASNARO and four (4) piggyback microsatellites was successfully performed by RS-20 rocket (Dnepr Launch Vehicle) from Yasny Launch Base, Orenburg region, Russia, on November 6, 2014 at 10:35:49 Moscow time (07:35:49 UTC).
The launch was executed by the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces of the Russian Ministry of Defense with the support of the Russian, Ukrainian and Kazakhstan organizations, which are part of the ISC Kosmotras industrial team.
All spacecraft have been inserted into their target orbits.
ISC Kosmotras congratulates all the mission participants on the successful launch!
During 1992-2003 timeframe, a team of Russian and Ukrainian companies together with the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) were involved in developing a commercial space launch system based on the technology of the SS-18 ICBMs being withdrawn from service.