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BAIKONUR. Aug 28 (Interfax-AVN) - Six launches of Proton space rockets are planned from Kazakhstan's Baikonur space centre by the end of this year, a space centre source told Interfax on Thursday.
MOSCOW. Aug 22 (Interfax) - The Canadian Nimiq 4 communication satellite has been brought to Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan for preparation for takeoff with a Proton-M launch vehicle (LV), the press service of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) says.
Russian rocket sends U.S. telecommunications satellite into orbit MOSCOW, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- A Russian Proton-M rocket early on Tuesday sent a U.S. telecommunications satellite, the Inmarsat-4 F3, into Earth orbit, a spokesman for a Moscow-based producer of space- launch systems said.
MOSCOW. Aug 19 (Interfax-AVN) - A Briz-M upper stage, following five engine switches, has brought a U.S. telecommunications satellite, the Inmarsat 4F3, to its final orbit at an altitude of about 36,000 kilometers.
Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 19 August: Russia's Proton-M booster with British satellite Inmarsat 4F3 has been launched from the Baykonur cosmodrome, the secretary of the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre, Aleksandr Bobrenev, told ITAR-TASS on Tuesday [19 August].
A Proton Breeze M launch vehicle successfully lifted the Inmarsat-4 F3 satellite into orbit today, marking the third mission of the year for International Launch Services (ILS).
MOSCOW. Aug 13 (Interfax) - The U.S. telecommunication satellite Inmarsat 4F4 will be launched with a Russian Proton-M launch vehicle from Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan at 2:43 a.m. Moscow time on August 12, the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) announced.
Inmarsat and ILS set august 14th for proton flight with inmarsat satellite Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that International Launch Services (ILS) has scheduled its next Proton Breeze M commercial mission for 14th August (13th August GMT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, with the launch of the Inmarsat-4 F3 satellite.
International Launch Services (ILS) has scheduled its next Proton Breeze M commercial mission for August 14 (August 13 GMT) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, with the launch of the Inmarsat-4 F3 satellite.
A new launch date has been set for GOCE. The change of date is due to precautionary measures taken after the malfunction of an upper-stage section of a Russian Proton launcher. Now confirmed not to affect GOCE's Rockot launcher, the most advanced gravity mission to date is scheduled for lift-off on September 10 2008.
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