May 17, 2016

Khrunichev Centre that is Proton booster developer and manufacturer confirmed today that the launch Proton booster with Intelsat -31(Intelsat DLA2) communication satellite will take place as planned.

Earlier some of mass media wrote about launch shift. Particularly it was reported that the launch of Proton booster initially scheduled for May 28 was shifted to May 31 and later to June.

“I confirm that we keep to the schedule planning the launch for May 28. If we have new data we will inform additionally, – Khrunichev centre spokesman reported.

As for IntelsatDLA2 space device it was made by Space Systems Loral (USA) against the order of Intelsat (USA) satellite communication operator.

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