June 27, 2008
Military Satellite Inserted into Target Orbit
BAIKONUR. June 27 (Interfax-AVN) - A Proton-K heavy launch vehicle with a DM-3 upper stage has placed a military satellite launched from the Baikonur spaceport earlier on Friday into the target orbit, head of the Russian Space Forces information and public affairs service Alexei Zolotukhin told Interfax-AVN by phone from Baikonur on Friday.
"Combat units of the Space Forces controlled the launch by means of an automatic ground guidance complex," Zolotukhin said.
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