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Russia launches Proton-M rocket three months after crash

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:37

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket, marking a return of its most important unmanned space vehicle three months after one exploded on takeoff.

Russia set to launch four satellites

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 10:32

Russia has plans to launch four more satellites for the Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) by this year-end, the Aerospace Defence Forces head said Saturday.

Russia launches European telecom satellite

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 17:56

A Russian launch vehicle carrying an SES-6 telecommunications satellite Monday lifted off from Kazakhstan`s Baikonur space centre.

Umanned Russian spaceship suffers mishap on way to ISS

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 00:09

The incident threatens to cast a new shadow over a once-vaunted programme that competed with the United States for space supremacy.

Russia launches rocket with five satellites

Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012, 15:47

Russia`s Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan allows Russia to resume space launches

Last Updated: Saturday, June 16, 2012, 16:44

Kazakhstan has given Russia permission to carry out launches from the Baikonur space centre, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said after talks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev.

Russia launches two telecom satellites

Last Updated: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 20:24

Russia Sunday launched two telecommunications satellites --Luch-5A and Amos-5 -- from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.