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Roscosmos Has Placed an Order of $31 Million for Angara 1.2 Light Rocket

The following is an article from TASS News Agency: Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos has placed an order to the tune of 2 billion rubles ($31 million) for the manufacture of a light Angara-1.2 carrier rocket for the launch of Gonets-M satellites, according to the information posted on the government’s procurement website on Monday.


Proton Successfully Delivers Russian Communications Satellite Yamal-601 into Orbit

MOSCOW, May 31, 2019 – Following is a joint press release from Roscosmos/Khrunichev Space Center: The Proton M / Breeze M integrated launch vehicle was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on May 30 at 8:42 pm (Moscow time) and successfully injected the Yamal-601 telecommunication satellite into orbit for the Russian satellite operator JSC Gazprom Space Systems.


Yamal-601 on Launch Pad, Set for May 30 Launch

The Proton launch vehicle and the Yamal-601 communications satellite were taken to the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad on Monday, May 27, 2019.


Spektr-RG with DM-03 Upper Stage Integrated with Proton Launch Vehicle

The Spektr-RG observatory with the DM-03 Upper Stage has been integrated with the Proton launch vehicle.


ILS President Kirk Pysher at SPIEF 2019

ILS President Kirk Pysher was part of a panel “The Potential for Public-Private Partnership in Commercializing Space” at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).


Assembly of the Payload Fairing for Spektr-RG is Complete

Preparation for the next Proton launch is in full swing at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Assembly of the payload fairing for the Spektr-RG mission has been completed in Building 92A-50.



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