Launch of Three GLONASS-M Satellites Set for July 2

June 28, 2013  - By
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The launch of the next three GLONASS-M satellites is scheduled for July 2, according to an announcement by Roscosmos, the Russian Federal Space Agency.

A Proton-M launch vehicle with the upper stage DM-03 and three satellites was rolled out from Baikonur Cosmodrome’s¬†assembly and test facility site 92A-50 on June 28¬† to launch pad 81. The decision was made to transport the launch vehicle at a meeting of the technical guidance of the State Commission, held the day before.

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