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  • Proton rocket returns to flight with successful launch of Russian Olymp and Luch spacecraft

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 28th, 2014

    Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket, which lifted off from Baikonur space launch facility in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, has put the Briz-M rocket booster and the Russian relay satellite Luch in the interim orbit, the press service of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) reported. The rocket lifted off as scheduled on Sept. 28, 2014, at 00:23 Moscow […]

  • Proton Briz-M thunders aloft, successfully delivering Luch-5V and KazSat-3 to orbit

    Jason RhianApril 28th, 2014

    A Proton-M rocket with a Briz-M upper stage carrying the Luch-5V and KazSat-3 telecommunications satellites thundered into clear skies from the Baikonur Cosmodrone in Kazakhstan at 12:25 a.m. EDT (04:25 GMT) on Monday, April 28. Delivered out to Launch Pad 81 four days prior on April 24, launch vehicle and cargo were made ready for launch […]