Russia Launches European Communications Satellite Atop Proton-M Rocket

Moscow (Sputnik) Dec 29, 2014

A Russian Proton-M space rocket carrying a European Astra-2G communications satellite lifted off Sunday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, a spokesman for Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said.
“The launch was carried out as planned – at 00.38 Moscow time [21:38 GMT Saturday],” the official said.

The Proton-M, built by the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, i —> Read More Here


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