Russia to restart Proton rocket launches after crash

Russia plans to restart launches of its Proton-M rocket in September, a top space official said today, ending a freeze that was introduced when one of the carrier rockets crashed in July.

Russian rocket crashes in Kazakhstan

A Proton-M rocket crashed one minute after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Russia blames scientists for rocket crashes

Roskosmos has acknowledged the criticism but complains of being underfunded.