Russia Suffers Another Proton Launch Failure
Russia has suffered another failure of its Proton rocket system. Early reports indicate that the Briz upper stage malfunctioned.
The launch yesterday was intended to place Indonesia's Telkom-3 and Russia's Ekspress-MD2 communications satellites into geostationary orbit. More details to come when available. Anatoly Zak at Russianspaceweb.com explains what is known at the moment.
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