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Russian Proton-M Lifts Off

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 10:46 PM

Russian Proton-M Lifts Off With US Telecoms Satellite


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, October 25 (RIA Novosti) A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying a US telecoms satellite lifted off on Friday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, said a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos.

The launch was originally scheduled for October 20, but was twice delayed on the request of the US space agency NASA because a US communications station in South Africa was not working properly.

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