Russian Rocket

A 58m-high, 700-ton Russian rocket from the Cold-War era has successfully launched the “Inmarsat-4, or I4-F3 broadband satellite” into space. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Almost as big as a double decker bus and with an unfurled solar wingspan as wide as a football field, it needed an appropriately big ride into space.

[via Gizmodo]

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