Twelve spacecrafts to be launched from Baikonur
12 spacecraft, including the Kanopus-V-IK satellite for remote sensing of the Earth, will be launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The corresponding order was given by the head of the Russian government, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
The website of the government specifies that during the launch of the Kanopus-V-IK there will be a technical possibility of launching an additional payload. Due to this it was decided to launch several other spacecraft simultaneously with it.