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Russia’s Troubled Rocket Cleared for Launch

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:01 AM

Russia’s Troubled Rocket Cleared for Launch


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, January 29 (RIA Novosti) - Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket will orbit a Mexican communication satellite, SatMex-8, in the first launch since the Yamal-402 satellite trouble, a spokesman for the Proton manufacturer, the Khrunichev Center, said on Tuesday.

The launch is tentatively scheduled to take place in late February, he added.

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