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 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.
A Russian launch vehicle carrying an SES-6 telecommunications satellite Monday lifted off from Kazakhstan`s Baikonur space centre.
The incident threatens to cast a new shadow over a once-vaunted programme that competed with the United States for space supremacy.
Russia`s Soyuz-FG carrier rocket with five satellites on board Sunday blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.
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 Sunday launched two telecommunications satellites --Luch-5A and Amos-5 -- from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.
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