Climate monitor
Published: Feb 25, 2021 10:23 PM

The Soyuz-2.1b rocket booster with a Fregat upper stage and the first Arktika-M satellite is transported from an assembling hangar to a launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The satellite is scheduled to lift off on February 28 to monitor the Arctic climate and environment. Photo: VCG