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Successful launch of "Proton-M" with the spacecraft "Viasat-1"

October 19 at 22 h. 48 min. Moscow with a launcher platform 39 200 Baikonur calculations starting enterprises of rocket and space industry of Russia conducted a successful launch of space rocket «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Breeze-M» spacecraft and «Viasat-1».

This launch for «Proton» launch was the sixth in 2011 and the 369th start of his flight history.

After regular office from the third stage rocket upper stage «Breeze-M» spacecraft continues removing «Viasat-1» into the desired orbit.

Separation of the spacecraft from the upper stage is scheduled for 8:00 min 01 GMT October 20, 2011

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency

Source: www.roscosmos.ru

URL : http://www.ntsomz.ru/news/news_cosmos/prot3_201011
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