A successful first launch of a Russian rocket outside of the old Soviet Union

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For the first time, the Russians today successfully launched a Russian rocket from a spaceport outside of the old Soviet Union.

The Soyuz also put into orbit the first two satellites of the European Galileo GPS constellation.


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