On November 6, 2014 the Strategic Rocket Forces with the support of the Kosmotras company carried out a successful launch of a Dnepr space launcher from the Yasnyy launch site at the Dombarovsky missile division. The launch took place at 10:35:49 MSK (07:35:49 UTC). The missile payload delivered into orbit included Japan's ASNARO satellite and four micro satellites.

The Dnepr launcher is a modified R-36MUTTH (SS-18/RS-20B) missile. Previous Dnepr launch took place in June 2014.