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Launch status

The CORONAS-PHOTON mission is scheduled to be launched on 29th January, 2009. COUNTDOWN has started!! It is planned that satellite integration with the space vehicle would be carried out on 2nd week of January, 2009. Flight acceptance test of CORONAS-PHOTON at Plesetsk is complete. ALL instruments are working properly. It is planned that Cyclone-3 rocket carrying CORONAS-PHOTON Satellite will start its journey on 29th January, 2009 at 19.00 hrs. IST from Plesetsk, Russia. CORONAS-PHOTON mission launched successfully after one day delay from its scheduled time.